Microsoft is Buying LinkedIn

Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn.

Two thirds of American adults use social networking sites

Almost two out of three (65%) of adult internet users in the United States now say they use a social networking site, up from 61% a year ago, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.

The researchers also say that if marks the first time that more than half of all adults (which includes online and offline adults) use sites such as MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn.

LinkedIn releases BlackBerry app

LinkedIn has announced a new Blackberry app for business professionals that lets them build connections with their smartphone.

The new application, similar to ones already released for the iPhone and Palm Pre, gives LinkedIn members the ability to access and update their accounts when they are away from their computers.