Update 05/06: LinkedIn celebrates 10th aniversary, which was founded on May 5, 2003, in a living room with the tagline “Relationships matter.”
“At the end of our first month of launch, we had 4,500 members in the network. 10 years later, today, hundreds of millions of professionals around the world are turning to LinkedIn to connect with each other, manage their identities, get insights they need to be great at what they do, and find their dream jobs,” writes Reid Hoffman co-founder.
Click on this link to take a journey since 2003, including photos of LinkedIn’s first office and notes from an early meeting with co-founders.
LinkedIn Contacts bring all your contacts from your address books, email accounts, and calendars together with the power of your LinkedIn network.
Contacts are available both on LinkedIn.com as well as a brand new app for iPhone.
LinkedIn says that coming weeks, it will send invitations to try LinkedIn Contacts to a limited number of members in the United States.
LinkedIn Contacts introduces following features:
LinkedIn Contacts brings together all your address books, emails, and calendars, and keeps them up to date in one place. From these sources, “we’ll automatically pull in the details of your past conversations and meetings, and bring these details directly onto your contact’s profile,” explains LinkedIn.
Also, you can get alerted on job changes and birthdays in your network, a perfect opportunity to stay in touch. And, you can event set reminders and add notes about the important people in your life.
Additionally, LinkedIn Contacts is available as a standalone app for iPhone, so you can stay in touch with your contacts wherever you work.
You can visti here to join waitlist to try out this new experience.