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Finding a virtual team within a company for a job posting

Methods, systems, and programs are presented for finding a virtual team in a company based on the skills identified in a job posting, such that the virtual team has similar skills to the job posting skills. One method includes operations for generating member skill metrics for members of a social network, and for detecting a request for information about a company's job posting. ... Linkedln Corporation

Determining similarities among industries to enhance job searching

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for expanding a job search that includes an industry by adding other similar industries. A method accesses, by a social networking server, a plurality of job applications, with each job application being submitted by a member for a job in a company, the member and the job having a respective industry from a plurality of industries. ... Linkedln Corporation

Inferring appropriate courses for recommendation based on member characteristics

A system and method for inferring appropriate courses for recommendation based on member characteristics is disclosed. A social networking system receives a request for recommended courses, wherein the request is associated with a member of the social networking system. ... Linkedln Corporation

Interaction based machine learned vector modelling

Apparatuses, computer readable media, and methods are disclosed for generating machine learned models and recommendations identified using hidden feature vectors determined using the machine learned models. The method includes selecting a job profile associated with a first set of members of a social networking system. ... Linkedln Corporation

Embedded deep representation of social network taxonomy

In an example embodiment, for each of a plurality of different entities in a social network structure, the entity is mapped into a vector having n coordinates. The vector for each of the plurality of different entities is stored in a deep representation data structure. ... Linkedln Corporation

Contextual personalized list of recommended courses

A course recommendation system is provided with an on-line social network system. The course recommendation system accesses a target section in an electronic presentation, selects electronic courses. ... Linkedln Corporation

Contextual personalized list of recommended courses

A course recommendation system is provided with an on-line social network system. The course recommendation system generates a contextual list of recommended electronic courses that is personalized by taking into account information derived from a member profile that represents the viewer in the on-line social network system. ... Linkedln Corporation

Graphical user interfaces with criteria based entity ranking

Disclosed in some examples are methods, systems, devices, and machine readable mediums for calculating an entity potential score for an entity that meets a defined entity selection criteria. The entity potential score quantifies an estimated likelihood that the entity will be successful in a predetermined timeframe by meeting predefined entity success criteria. ... Linkedln Corporation

Ranking courses for a presentation

A course recommendation system is provided with an on-line social network system. The course recommendation system accesses a target section in an electronic presentation, selects electronic courses that have been identified as associated with one or more skills discussed in the target section and uses an inverted index of skills-to-course mappings to determine, for each such course, a relevance score that reflects how useful the course is for imparting a skill discussed in the target section. ... Linkedln Corporation

Skill-based ranking of electronic courses

A course relevance evaluator is provided with an on-line social network system. The course relevance evaluator generates a model for predicting importance of an electronic course for imparting a certain skill. ... Linkedln Corporation

Techniques for targeting endorsement requests

Techniques for suggesting to a first member an endorsement of a skill possessed by a second member are described. In an example, disclosed is a system that accesses a plurality of skills associated with members from a member database, and accesses a reputation score for each skill of each member from a skill reputation database. ... Linkedln Corporation

Outlier detection based on distribution fitness

In an example, a submission of a confidential data value of a first confidential data type is received from a first user with one or more attributes. A plurality of previously submitted confidential data values of a first confidential data type for a cohort matching the one or more attributes of the first user are retrieved. ... Linkedln Corporation

Term set expansion using textual segments

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for increasing member engagement at an online social network. In one example, a method includes receiving user input that includes an incomplete sequence of terms, retrieving two or more suggestions to expand the sequence of terms, converting, for each of the suggestions, the sequence of terms to a respective sequence of segments using the suggestion, scoring the suggestions according to a frequency of how the sequence of segments are found in a corpus of segments, and recommending a highest scoring suggestion to complete the sequence of terms.. ... Linkedln Corporation

Skills detector system

A skills detector system is provided with an on-line social network system. The skills detector system is configured to determine which skills are referenced in an electronic presentation and generate respective importance scores of the determined skills as related to the presentation. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180061259

Correlating members with clusters of online course content

System and methods for correlating members with clusters of online course content are disclosed. A server system accessing a plurality of course records associated with a plurality of courses from a database. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060908

Prioritizing companies for people search

A search engine optimization system is provided with an on-line social network system. The on-line social network system includes or is in communication with a search engine optimization (seo) system that is configured to prioritize company keywords (potential search terms) that represent respective people search results pages (pserps). ... Linkedln Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060749

Content generation and targeting using machine learning

A system and method for content generation and targeting using machine learning are provided. In example embodiments, a probability that a user will visit a webpage based on historical data is calculated. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060747

Intelligent candidate generation for large-scale link recommendation

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein are directed to a candidate engine. The candidate engine generates a key(s) based on respective shared attributes between first profile data of a first member account and second profile data of a second member account in a social network service, the candidate engine assembles, according to encoded rules of a prediction model, feature vector data for each key. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060432

Prioritizing people search results

A search engine optimization system is provided with an on-line social network system. The on-line social network system includes or is in communication with a search engine optimization (seo) system that is configured to prioritize people search results based on respective priority scores of the associated keywords used as search terms. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060387

Entity based query filtering

In an example embodiment, one or more query terms are obtained. For each of the one or more query terms, a standardized entity taxonomy is searched to locate a standardized entity that most closely matches the query term. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052874

Automatic content tagging

A system and method for automatic topic tagging are provided. In example embodiments, input content is received, the content includes a plurality of terms. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052816

Title extraction using natural language processing

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for selecting a title for a post of a social network. A method includes operations for identifying a word weight for each word in a corpus based on the relevance of each word, receiving a document that includes several sentences, and assigning to each word in the sentences a tag indicative of a part of speech. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180038708

Navigating with a camera device

A navigation system and method are described. A destination may be determined for a user. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034927

Identifying members that increase engagement

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for identifying members that increase engagement at an online social network. In one example, a method includes retrieving network connectivity and member interaction data for members of an online social networking service that includes a plurality of explicit social networks, building statistical correlations between properties of the respective explicit social networks and interactions between members of the respective explicit social networks, and ranking a set of potential new members for one of the explicit social networks according to the statistical correlations and a statistical likelihood that the new members will increase member interactions with the explicit social network.. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032961

Techniques for presenting a contextual contact list

Described herein is a contextual contact recommendation or suggestion service and system. The service, which, in some embodiments, is integrated with a social networking service and/or an instant messaging service, takes as input a first parameter that identifies a member of the social networking service, and a second parameter that defines a context (e.g., a web page that is being viewed by the member. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032386

Correlating anomalies in operational metrics with software deployments

A machine may be configured to determine correlations between anomalies in operational metrics and software deployments. For example, the machine, based on an anomaly pertaining to the running of the service, accesses an operational metric associated with a service running on a social networking service (sns). ... Linkedln Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180005605

Modifying graphical elements based on environment

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for modifying graphical element according to an environment. In one example, a method includes receiving inputs from one or more environmental detectors that indicate an environment, receiving identification of one or more graphical elements at a graphical user interface, and modifying the identified graphical elements to adjust member effort interacting with the identified graphical elements and according to the environment of the system.. ... Linkedln Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180005192

Deriving multi-level seniority of social network members

An online social networking system receives an unstructured job title record from a profile of a member or a job posting. The system extracts a raw job title from the unstructured job title record, and extracts a first seniority level from the raw job title. ... Linkedln Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004753

Rerouting to an intermediate landing page

A system and method for intermediate landing page rerouting are provided. In example embodiments, determine whether a webpage associated with a hyperlink has corresponding social network activities. ... Linkedln Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170372436

Matching requests-for-proposals with service providers

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein for a prediction engine for identifying service provider account(s) in a social network service based in part on request data representative of a request, from a target consumer account in the social network service, for a service. The prediction engine assembles, according to encoded rules of a prediction model, feature vector data for each identified service provider account, wherein each encoded rule of the prediction model comprises a pre-defined featurer(s) associated with a learned coefficient representing an importance of the respective pre-defined feature. ... Linkedln Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170372266

Context-aware map from entities to canonical forms

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein are directed to a mapping engine that selects a candidate job title(s) from a portion of a job title taxonomy that corresponds with a job title(s) in profile data of a target member account of a social network service. For each respective candidate job title in the plurality of candidate job titles, the mapping engine assembles, according to an encoded rule(s) of a machine learning model for the respective candidate job title, feature vector data based in part on profile data of the target member account. ... Linkedln Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170372038

Active user message diet

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein are directed to a message diet engine that generates a pool of messages for a plurality member accounts of a social network service. Each message being of a respective message type from a plurality of message types and targeted to a specific member account. ... Linkedln Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352052

Advertising recommendations using performance metrics

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for generating an advertising recommendation. In one example, a method includes determining a statistical performance level threshold for a plurality of advertising entities advertising, identifying one of the advertising entities that fails to meet the statistical performance level threshold, determining a variance associated with the one advertising entity as compared with others of the plurality of advertising entities that do satisfy the performance threshold constraint, generating a recommendation to the one advertising entity that addresses the variance, and transmitting the recommendation to the one advertising entity.. ... Linkedln Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351760

Segmentation of professional network update data

Users belonging to a particular category at a networking site are monitored by a system and according to a method for their selection of articles from a networking update stream. The characteristics of the users, including the categories they belong to, are received as metadata corresponding to the each respective article. ... Linkedln Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170346780

Automatic relevance-based information inclusion in electronic communication

A system and method includes receiving, with a processor, an electronic communication from a user device associated with a sender of the electronic communication, the electronic communication being directed to a recipient member of an online social networking system. An entity is determined with which the sender is associated. ... Linkedln Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344954

Query building for search by ideal candidates

In an example embodiment, one or more specified ideal candidates are used to perform a search in a database. One or more attributes are extracted from one or more ideal candidate member profiles. ... Linkedln Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344879

Training a neural network using another neural network

In an example embodiment, a first dcnn is trained to output a value for a first metric by inputting a plurality of sample documents to the first dcnn, with each of the sample documents having been labeled with a value for the first metric. Then a plurality of possible transformations of a first input document are fed to the first dcnn, obtaining a value for the first metric for each of the plurality of possible transformations. ... Linkedln Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344877

Changeover from one neural network to another neural network

In an example embodiment, for each of one or more input documents: a first value is determined for the first metric for a first transformation of the input document by passing the first transformation to s first deep convolutional neural network (dcnn), a second transformation of the input document is determined by passing the input document to a second dcnn, the second transformation of the input document is passed to the first dcnn, obtaining a second value for the first metric for the second transformation of the input document, the first and second transformations being of the first transformation type, and a difference between the first value and the second value for the input document is determined. Then it is determined whether to change the system over from the first dcnn to the second dcnn based on the difference between the first value and the second value.. ... Linkedln Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344551

Partitioning a limited resource amongst keywords

An on-line social network system includes or is in communication with a search engine optimization (seo) system that is configured to partition a number of available links from authoritative web pages to job search results rages (jserps) in a way that maximizes gain expressed by a predetermined metric, such as, a metric representing a number of certain type of events observed over a period of time or an improvement in respective ranks generated for the jserps by a third party search engine.. . ... Linkedln Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337202

Entity based search retrieval and ranking

In an example embodiment, one or more query terms are obtained. Then, for each of the one or more query terms, a standardized entity taxonomy is searched to locate a standardized entity that most closely matches the query term, with the standardized entity taxonomy comprising an entity identification for each of a plurality of different standardized entities. ... Linkedln Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337198

Determining viewer affinity for articles in a heterogeneous content feed

The present disclosure describes various embodiments of methods, systems, and machine-readable mediums which help determine a user's likely affinity for an article presented (or to be presented) in a heterogeneous feed of a social network.. . ... Linkedln Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170323397

Publisher for generating a profile timeline

Techniques for publishing a profile timeline of a member are described.. Publisher receives, from a device of a viewer, a request to view a profile page of a member of an online social network. ... Linkedln Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308806

Using machine learning techniques to determine propensities of entities identified in a social graph

Techniques are provided for determining a propensity or likelihood that a person in a social network will perform a particular action. A statistical model that is trained based on multiple features of each member in a first plurality of members of a social network is stored. ... Linkedln Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308533

Generating and routing notifications of extracted email content

In various example embodiments, a system and method for generating and routing notifications of content extracted from emails are presented. A member's interest in a specific email among a set of emails are determined based on a relevance score. ... Linkedln Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293892

Releasing content interaction statistics while preserving privacy

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to releasing content interaction statistics while preserving privacy. A server receives a request for statistics about user interaction with content items. ... Linkedln Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170289233

Request routing for modularized front-end

This disclosure provides for a client-server paradigm where a server identifies a layout for a requested webpage from one or more header parameter values obtained from the initial request for the webpage from a client. The server obtains local and remote measures from the one or more header parameter values. ... Linkedln Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257448

Develop and multiply your network at events

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method as described herein are directed to an event network engine. The event network engine determines a presence of a target member account of a social networking service within a threshold distance from a physical location during an event time range. ... Linkedln Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255906

Candidate selection for job search ranking

An online social networking system receives a job search query from a member, and retrieves job postings from a database. The system applies a first scoring model to the retrieved job postings, thereby generating a first coarse ranking of the retrieved job postings. ... Linkedln Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255621

Determining key concepts in documents based on a universal concept graph

A machine may be configured to determining key concepts in documents. For example, the machine accesses a universal concept graph that includes a first set of nodes that represent concept phrases derived from internal documents associated with a social networking service (sns) and external documents that are external to the sns, and a first set of edges that connect a plurality of nodes of the first set of nodes. ... Linkedln Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249594

Job search engine for recent college graduates

A system filters profiles of an online business network as a function of recent college graduates who have recently become employed in first employment positions, and identifies codes associated with the first employment positions. The system filters job listings using the identified codes to identify job listings that are closed and similar to the first employment positions. ... Linkedln Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249381

Member quality score

System and methods for calculating member quality are disclosed. A social networking system, for a respective member in a plurality of members, retrieves a member profile associated with the respective member from the member profile data. ... Linkedln Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249371

Creating mappings between records in a database to normalized questions in a computerized document

In an example embodiment, a solution that creates a questionnaire mapping record for questions in a computerized document is utilized to map questions in the computerized document to normalized questions. Where necessary, normalized questions can be automatically created and included in the questionnaire mapping record. ... Linkedln Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242909

Universal concept graph for a social networking service

A machine may be configured to generate a universal concept graph. For example, the machine generates an internal set of concept phrases based on an internal dataset including content from internal documents associated with a social networking service (sns). ... Linkedln Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170236073

Machine learned candidate selection on inverted indices

Methods and systems for developing a behavioral index model are described. According to various embodiments, the system accesses a set of behavioral data stored in association with a set of member profiles. ... Linkedln Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170221164

Determining course need based on member data

System and methods for determining course need based on member data are disclosed. For a respective skill in a list of skills, a server system determines a member interest score in the respective skill. ... Linkedln Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170220955

Skills ontology creation

Disclosed in some examples are systems, methods, and machine readable mediums which allow for the automatic creation of a skills hierarchy. The skills hierarchy comprises an organization of a standardized list of skills into a hierarchy that describes category relationships between the skills in the hierarchy. ... Linkedln Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170213295

Automatically generating an electronic presentation from labor market data

This disclosure is directed to a social networking server that includes different engines and databases to support the generation of visually meaningful electronic presentations that present member-provided data in one or more graphical and understandable charts and graphs. An electronic presentation includes one or more electronic documents where various ones of the electronic documents are generated from templates that specify the “look-and-feel” for a given type of electronic document. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170178079

Presenting a user profile

A first user of a presentation machine may be a recruiter that initiates an action in reference to a first user profile. The first user profile may describe a first candidate for a job. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170178006

Adaptive pairwise preferences in recommenders

Methods, systems, and products adapt recommender systems with pairwise feedback. A pairwise question is posed to a user. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177719

Dynamic video acquisition based on event characteristics

In order to acquire content about an event, a collection group of users of a social network may be dynamically identified. This collection group of users may be relevant to and/or proximate to the event. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177579

Entity-faceted historical click-through-rate

In an example embodiment, usage information is used to calculate one or more individual document historical information-deficient metrics (idhidms) by combining values for the one or more metrics from multiple documents within the document corpus that share an identical combination of entities of the one or more entity types. A search query is segmented into a plurality of segments, wherein at least one of the plurality of segments is tagged as a first entity type and at least one of the plurality of segments is tagged as a second entity type. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177291

Mobile device pairing

Systems and methods for pairing electronic devices are provided. In an example embodiment, first motion capture data corresponding to a physical user motion is received from a first device. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161668

Skills endorsements

Disclosed in some examples is a method comprising determining a first set of high ranking skills, the first set containing skills possessed by a member of the social networking service based upon the member's user profile; determining a second set of high ranking skills, the second set containing skills for a second member of the social networking service based on the second member's user profile; determining a third set of high ranking skills, the third set being the intersection between the first and second set of high ranking skills; and suggesting one or more of the skills in the third set of high ranking skills to the member for endorsement of the second member with respect to that skill.. . ... Linkedln Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170155615

Expanding a social network

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for expanding a social network. A method includes retrieving contact lists from a plurality of devices, generating a list of associations between identifiers in a first communication channel and identifiers in a second communication channel, removing, from the list of associations, one or more associations that include identifiers that do not represent contacts that are not members of the online social networking service, and transmitting an invitation to join the online social networking service to the second identifiers on the second communication channel for associations that remain in the list of associations.. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170154363

Independent targeted sponsored content management system and method

A system may include a database configured with individual partitions, one of the partitions corresponding to a sponsored content campaign of a social network. The system may further include multiple servers each communicatively coupled to the database, and each configured to implement a campaign having a campaign termination criterion. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170154311

Recommending position qualifications

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for recommending qualifications for an available position. In one example, a method includes receiving user input that identifies an available position, generating a set of qualifications for the available position by determining qualifications that are included in one or more user profiles at an online social networking service, the user profiles for persons who currently hold a position at a location of the available position and similar to the available position, and recommending the set of qualifications to be included in a description of the available position.. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170154310

Identifying actual coworkers for a particular job listing

A system and method for determining likely co-workers for a particular job listing is disclosed. The social networking system receives a request for a particular job listing from a client system associated with a first member of a social networking system. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170154307

Personalized data-driven skill recommendations and skill gap prediction

System and methods for generating personalized skill and learning recommendation are disclosed. A social networking system determines a list of skills not yet acquired by a first member. ... Linkedln Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153791

Conditional animation of an icon

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for modifying icon pixels using a badge algorithm. In one example, a method includes receiving an indicator that media content is available, the indicator identifying a badge algorithm among a plurality of badge algorithms; rendering icon pixels to a graphics memory; executing the badge algorithm to modify one or more of the icon pixels by writing to the graphics memory; and causing the icon pixels to be displayed on a display screen.. ... Linkedln Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170134897

Techniques for exchanging contact information and establishing a connection via a social networking service

A method of making it easier for users to interact with each other via a social networking system is disclosed. It is detected that a first user of a social networking system performed an action with respect to a second user of the social networking system. ... Linkedln Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170126606

Embedding and executing commands in messages

A communication server, computer-readable storage medium and computer-implemented method for executing commands embedded in messages are provided. The method may include detecting user input of a special character while a user is composing a message and in response to detecting the user input of the special character, presenting a selectable list of command operators to the user the method may further include causing a command operator to be included in the message in response to user selection of the command operator from the selectable list of command operators. ... Linkedln Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170124199

Activity sensing online preference assay

System and techniques for activity sensing online preference assay are described herein. An initial indication of an online activity preference for a member of a social network service may be obtained. ... Linkedln Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170124106

Recommending a social structure

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for expanding a social network. A method includes generating respective social graphs for two or more entities, calculating one or more social metrics for each of the two or more entities using the respective social graphs, retrieving one or more performance metrics for each of the two or more entities, correlating the social metrics and the performance metrics to generate one or more associations between the social metrics and the performance metrics, and transmitting a recommendation for a requesting entity.. ... Linkedln Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170111491

Mobile device pairing

Tools (systems, apparatuses, methodologies, computer program products, etc.) for pairing electronic devices including touchscreen-enabled electronic devices, and for facilitating communication between paired electronic devices.. . ... Linkedln Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170109411

Assisted creation of a search query

System and techniques for autonomously adaptive performance monitoring are described herein. A text input field may be presented on a graphical user interface. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091813

Targeting analysis with skills data

A computer-implemented method includes identifying a first set of members on a social network, each member of the first set of members includes a class value comprising one of a positive member and a negative member, each positive member is associated with a target offering, determining a skillset of each member of the first set of members, training a first model based on the class value and skillset of each member of the first set of members, the first model configured to generate at least one of a classification value and a prospect score for a prospect member based on a prospect member skillset, computing a prospect score for the prospect member using the first model and the prospect member skillset, and providing the at least one of a classification value and a prospect score for use in evaluating the prospect member in relation to the target offering.. . ... Linkedln Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091809

Tracking interaction with sponsored and unsponsored content

Generally discussed herein are methods, systems, and apparatuses for tracking user interaction with sponsored and/or unsponsored content. A method can include receiving a tracking event packet including data fields comprising a packet identification, a tracking event identifier, a content identifier, a cost, a campaign identifier, and/or an advertiser identifier, determining whether the tracking event packet is a duplicate based on the packet identification, aggregating non-duplicate tracking event packets by advertiser identification such that packets with advertiser identifications that hash to a same value are aggregated together, and transferring aggregated tracking event packets to a first database and a second database, the first database includes data stored for analytics and the second database includes data stored for billing and campaign performance monitoring.. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091692

Inferring attributes of organizations using member graph

In an example embodiment, a member profile corresponding to a member of a social networking service is obtained. Usage information for the member is then obtained, and one or more member metrics are calculated based on the member profile and usage information for the corresponding member. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091326

Managing search engines using dynamic similarity

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for managing a search engine using dynamic similarity. A method includes retrieving a query submitted to a production search engine, executing the query at a testing search engine to generate testing search results, comparing the production search results with the testing search results to generate a correlation coefficient, selecting a similarity threshold constraint using the correlation coefficient, and flagging the testing search engine as valid in response to the correlation coefficient satisfying the similarity threshold constraint.. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091270

Organizational url enrichment

In an example embodiment, an organization name is retrieved from an organization name field of a first record. A web search is performed using the organization name, producing web search results. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075790

Integrating quality analysis with a code review tool

Techniques are provided for integrating source code analysis tools with a code review tool. A user submits a code change to the code review tool and one or more code analysis tools are automatically initiated to analyze the changed code. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170069037

Providing graphical user interfaces for skill flows

Disclosed in some examples are methods, systems, and machine-readable mediums which determine the flow of skills from one entity to another over a given time period and display those in an advanced graphical user interface display. Example entities for which skill flow may be determined may include geographical locations, companies, universities, and the like. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170063915

Leveraging persistent identities in website testing

A system and method for dynamically scanning one or more features on a website. The system allows detecting of stored scripting errors, where an attack or injection occurs on a page or feature that results in executing malicious code by another page or feature. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170063763

Proxy email server for routing messages

In various example embodiments, a system and method for generating a proxy email address for routing messages are presented. An email directed to a user with a proxy email address assigned by the system and with no registered email address is received at a proxy email address. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170061550

Generating graphical presentations using skills clustering

Methods and systems for generating tailored user interface presentations based on skills clusters and automatically modified member profiles are presented. According to various embodiments, a set of skills are accessed and a skills matrix generated. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170061471

Cache and uniform resource locator based event tracking

Generally discussed herein are methods, systems, and apparatuses for event tracking using uniform resource locators (urls) and one or more caches. A method can include determining whether an entry in any of the one or more url caches includes a same universally unique identifier (uuid) as a received winning event url or a received advertising event url, merging data from the received winning event url or the received advertising event url with data in the entry that is not present in the entry, creating a new entry in a cache of the one or more url caches that includes the uuid, or updating a persistent storage with the data from the entry, and providing a bill for serving advertisements or analytics information, the bill or analytics information determined using data from the entry in the persistent storage.. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170061456

Talent flow visualization

A social network can visually display talent flow among companies, for example, employees that have reported to the social network leaving one company and joining another company within a specified time window. A processor can retrieve talent flow data, create a visual representation of the talent flow, and provide the visual representation to the user. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170061027

Controlling data migration

A machine may be configured to migrate data among databases. For example, the machine determines a control signal value that indicates a migration state of a migration of member profile data associated with one or more members of a social networking service (sns) from one or more legacy databases to a consolidated database. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170060964

Generating relevance scores for keywords

A search engine optimization system is provided with an on-line social network system. The on-line social network system includes or is in communication with a search engine optimization (seo) system that is configured to prioritize keywords (potential search terms) based on their respective predicted contribution to the ranking of jserps. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170060929

Controlling servicing of requests in a data migration system

A machine may be configured to control servicing of data requests in a data migration system. For example, the machine receives a request to access data pertaining to a member of a social networking service (sns) from a client device. ... Linkedln Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170060874

Visually displaying performance of content on a social network

A social network can use at least one computer processor for visually displaying performance of content on the social network. The computer processor can receive a selection of a time frame and an audience on a user interface provided to a user. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170046442

Suggested out of network communication recipients

Disclosed in some examples are methods, systems and machine readable medium for recommending an out-of-network communication by determining a set of potential recommended members of a social networking service based upon one or more recommendation criteria. In some examples the recommendation criteria may include: a profile similarity to a previous target of an out-of-network communication, a degree of correspondence between an interest and intent of the sending member, and a likelihood of response.. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170046408

Automatic discover of how and when people met

A system, computer-readable storage medium, and computer-implemented method for automatic discovery of how and when people met is provided. In some embodiments, the system obtains a plurality of signals comprising data associated with a user and comprising an electronic communication history between the user and a contact maintained by a contact management system. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170034313

Organizational directory access client and server leveraging local and network search

This disclosure is directed to an organizational directory access client and an organizational directory server and, in particular, to an organizational directory access client that performs a local search and a network search for one or more member profiles of members of the organization. The organizational directory access client executes on a client device and is configured to authenticate a user of the client with the organizational directory server. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170034090

Managing unprofessional media content

This disclosure relates to systems and methods that include storing less than a threshold number of media content activity levels for media content objects at an online social networking service, identifying, using the stored media content activities, a threshold number of media content objects associated with a higher number of the media content activities occurring over a recent threshold period of time, receiving an indicator indicating that one of the identified media content objects is unprofessional, and propagating the indicator to each activity that includes the unprofessional media content object.. . ... Linkedln Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170032420

Publisher facilitated advertisement mediation

A system and method for publisher facilitated advertisement mediation are provided. In example embodiments, a request to provide advertisement content is received from a user device. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170032325

Entity aware snippets

A social networking system receives a search query from a user, and the system identifies entities as a function of the search query. The system retrieves attributes that are associated with the user, and retrieves attributes that are associated with the entities. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170032324

Optimal course selection

In an example embodiment, a method is provided where information regarding a member of a social networking service and a job opening are obtained. Then information about a plurality of courses available for the member to take is obtained, the information including cost, time, and a vector including, for each of a plurality of skills identified in a member profile of the member, an effect of taking the corresponding course. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170031998

Organizational directory access client and server leveraging local and network search

This disclosure is directed to an organizational directory access client and an organizational directory server and, in particular, to an organizational directory access client that performs a local search and a network search for one or more member profiles of members of the organization. The organizational directory access client executes on a client device and is configured to authenticate a user of the client with the organizational directory server. ... Linkedln Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170031585

Settings management of an online service

Methods and systems of managing settings are described. According to various embodiments, a settings page corresponding to a user's settings on an online service may be caused to be displayed on a device. ... Linkedln Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024830

Enhanced employee turnover rate

Disclosed in some examples are methods, systems, and machine readable mediums for providing an enhanced employee turnover rate (eetr). The eetr factors in seniority level in the turnover rate calculation without introducing direct weightings. ... Linkedln Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170004543

Automatic approval of advertisements for a social networking system

A social networking system receives an advertisement from a user for posting on the system. The system verifies that the advertisement meets a first set of criteria, and in response to verifying that the advertisement meets the first set of criteria, the system receives a submission of the advertisement from the user for further processing. ... Linkedln Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170004525

Online ad metrics and billing reporting

A machine may be configured to generate metrics or billing reports for online advertising. For example, the machine accesses, in real time, an event cost value associated with an event of consumption of an online ad displayed on behalf of an advertiser associated with an account identifier. ... Linkedln Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170004451

Recruiter-initated employment referrals leveraging member connections

Techniques for facilitating a recruiter-initiated referral of a member of a social networking service are described. Data is received corresponding to a selection of a profile of a candidate desired by a recruiter to apply for an open job having a job posting on the social networking service. ... Linkedln Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170004450

Recruiting for a job position using social network information

In various example embodiments, a system and method for recruiting candidates are presented. A job posting specifying a plurality of criteria for a job position from a user of a social network service may be received. ... Linkedln Corporation








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