Linkedin, looking to be more than just a professional networking web site, stated it plans to provide its customers a Google alerts-like provider by the use of the just lately received Newels provider.

In a blog put up on Monday, linkedin announced that it has obtained Newels – a service that trawls the net and social internet sites for more important points about users’ contacts.

“linkedin and Newels share a typical intention: We each want to present skilled insights that make you better at what you do. For example, realizing more about the folks to your network – like when they’re mentioned in the news – can surface relevant insights that will let you hit your next meeting with them out of the park,” states the linkedin weblog publish.

The Newels site blog additionally validated the acquisition and added that although Newels can be joining linkedin, the firm will continue working as a standalone provider.

To make its web page more significant and attention-grabbing, linkedin remaining month additionally rolled-out new options for its linkedin top rate users to make their profiles standout. It incorporated a new profile design, personalized tips, tracking means and more.

Except for improvements to its internet interface, linkedin additionally launched a new smartphone app for job seekers in an effort to attain out more selection of individuals. Ultimate month, the firm launched an app called Job Search that keeps the user’s search completely private and no longer shared with other networks. The app contains job search filters like seniority degree, industry and location. Each searches and person jobs may also be saved for a second seem down the road.

The agency in April claimed to have crossed greater than 300 million individuals, with greater than half the total outdoor the U.S…