TITLE

Facebook Testing Website To Rival LinkedIn: Reports

AUTHOR(S)
SCOTT STODDARD
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Investors Business Daily;11/18/2014, pB05
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on little movement of the stocks of the social networking company Facebook Inc. following its announcement regarding the testing of a website for business professionals in a bid to compete against LinkedIn Corp. in the U.S. It discusses the uses and applications of the website that allow co-workers to collaborate using chat and document-sharing, which is anticipated to be launched in few months. It also provides brief overview of both companies' financial performance.
ACCESSION #
99504306

 

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