LinkedIn Deepens Integration with Slideshare

LinkedIn, the Web’s largest social network for business professionals, today announced the launch of a new integration with SlideShare which will enable content marketers to share presentations (e.g. slideshows, documents and videos) on LinkedIn. The LinkedIn Share button has been added to SlideShare content, facilitating sharing throughout the LinkedIn network. The content that is shared is then visible to connections in their update stream and across the LinkedIn site, including through LinkedIn Signal. SlideShare has had a formal relationship with LinkedIn for a long time, but this feature certainly carries the potential a great deal of immediate value to users of both communities. Technorati: LinkedIn, SlideShare

LinkedIn Gets into the Business of News

Launched in beta this week, LinkedIn Today is a new social news service that strives to deliver the most-shared business headlines and stories across multiple industries to members of the professional network. The new product is designed to provide LinkedIn users with access to the most relevant news based on the information in their professional profiles. Members can get news by following what their LinkedIn connections are reading, access a digest of what users in their specific industry are reading or see what headlines are trending across multiple industries throughout the entire network. Users can also customize their LinkedIn Today accounts and follow up to 22 industries such as Internet, real estate, non-profit and more. They can follow specific news sources from a wide range of outlets to see the most shared headlines by source in addition to industry. LinkedIn…