LinkedIn Launches App Platform

LinkedIn has about 30 million members as of today.  Now all of these members will have access to applications launching on the professional social network.

“You’ll be able to work much more closely with your contacts on LinkedIn with tools such as file sharing, project management, business trips and many more,” wrote Reid Hoffman, Chairman and President of LinkedIn.  “The nine applications that you see live today on LinkedIn include productivity enhancing applications from Amazon,, Google, Huddle, Six Apart, SlideShare, Tripit, and WordPress as well a Company Buzz application developed by LinkedIn. Each of these applications will help you stay current and competitive as a professional in today’s rapidly changing business world.”

All of LinkedIn’s applications are located here.  LinkedIn recently raised $75.7 million Series D, giving them a $1 billion valuation.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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