Cis 207 Week 2/3 Web Mobile Paper

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or Web or Mobile System Paper CIS 207 Week 3 Karl Kornegay Technology is rapidly changing our lifestyles on a daily basis. From how we entertain ourselves, how we stay in contact with one another, all the way to how we pay our bills. Successful attempts within the world of information technology have significantly changed the way we do business as well. Web and mobile-based applications created a new platform for businesses to expose themselves to new clientele, along with staying abreast to what competitors are using to compete with them. Individual use of these web and mobile-based applications can help a user upgrade his or her own standing in the business world as well, which is what I would like to talk about in this essay. In…show more content…
There are obvious strengths behind LinkedIn that have made it one of the hottest social professional networking sites/applications around. Aside from being founded and ran by some of the great professionals like Mr. Reid Hoffman and Jeff Reiner (former Yahoo! Executive), LinkedIn has a user-friendly interface and simple but effective designing. It doubles as a career website as well as a social media website, which separates it from a lot of other websites. As mentioned earlier, LinkedIn allows companies to promote products and services on their website, creating more revenue and business opportunities for both sides. The website also complies with Web 2.0, which allows everything on the site run very smooth and efficient. Its’ mobile application takes part in the growing mobility of social media in smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, creating new ways for people and businesses to connect with one another. Future growth of this company and its applications seems to be one that looks bright, with the addition of new features. “As of March 31, 2012 (the end of the first quarter), professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of approximately two new members per second” (LinkedIn Press Center, 2012). This is partly due to the wide range of advertising the company has been doing on other websites, especially job search sites that allow users to link their profiles with their employment information

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