News Corporation, the parent company of the Wall Street Journal, is poised to launch a new social network. Described in The Times of London as a “platform for ‘like-minded people’ to meet online and share ideas,” the network that will launch in a few months is not exactly the next LinkedIn. “It really is more of a forum to talk about finance,” explained Colleen Schwartz, director of corporate communications at Dow Jones.
Google has quietly rolled out a new feature for that lets you connect your Google+ profile to its job board to search for a job at the company.
The battle between Facebook and LinkedIn for dominance in the professional networking space may resolve itself with the help of a handy new tool. Launched today, CareerSonar connects to both LinkedIn and Facebook to give job seekers a complete overview of their personal and professional networks.