Microsoft will continue to make its Office add-in program available to other third-party professional social networking services. The company has committed to making "promotional opportunities" in the Office Store to these kinds of social networking services, as well.
Microsoft officials pledged to enable IT admins and users to decide whether to display in the user interface the LinkedIn profile and "activity information that may be integrated in the future," today's blog post says. And if there is a LinkedIn application or tile for Windows PCs for Microsoft that's included in Windows, Microsoft will make sure PC makers can choose whether or not to install them in the European Economic Area. Users will be able to uininstall the application and tile if they choose to do so, and they won't be subjected to Windows prompting them to install a LinkedIn application.
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