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LinkedIn on Thursday launched a new Contacts feature for its website along with a standalone mobile iOS application, a product stemming from the October 2011 acquisition of startup Connected. Contacts pulls together a LinkedIn user’s network of, well, contacts, across multiple accounts, including their personal LinkedIn network, Gmail and exchange networks (though not their Facebook and Twitter accounts). As with a calendar app, users can also set reminders and take notes on specific people inside the Contacts product.
LinkedIn released a redesigned version of its mobile app on Thursday, more heavily emphasizing photos, comments and “Likes” inside users’ streams, and further personalizing users’ individual experiences based on their online habits. The company continues to increase its focus on the content flowing through the feed, in line with a number of recent refreshes and acquisitions.
News Byteupdated its mobile applications and website on Wednesday, pushing out a visual refresh to the company’s Android app that claims to reflect a “native” Android experience. (Essentially, that means bringing the Android app up to par with the iOS app’s functionality.) Also noteworthy: Twitter’s mobile apps and website will now support the company’s additional Cards technology, which were rolled out at a developer event on Tuesday evening.
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News Bytethe company announced Thursday. While previously search results only returned tweets over a series of days, Twitter search will now span years of results, serving up tweets based on certain factors like engagement, retweets and the like.