LinkedIn and Windows Live. Good Together?

Monday Sep 27th 2010 by Stuart J. Johnston
LinkedIn and Windows Live. Good Together?

Windows Live, Microsoft's online small business software, adds social media capabilities by teaming up with LinkedIn.

Microsoft and LinkedIn are making it easier for small business professionals that use the company's free Windows Live services to share information, contacts and other important updates. The move makes it possible for Windows Live users to social network professionally over LinkedIn from within the Microsoft's online applications. Datamation has the full news story.

Microsoft said that its Windows Live group, which produces free online consumer and small business products, is partnering with the leading business-oriented social network -- LinkedIn.

The ties mean that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows Live users will be able to link between LinkedIn and Windows Live services such as Hotmail and Messenger in order to share contacts, activities and updates.

Read the complete Windows Live Links Up With LinkedIn article

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