Daniela Hinrichs

Daniela Hinrichs on 15.08.2007 at 12:15h CET

We strongly recommend that you not pass along your XING login data to any other application on other social networks. At present, XING has not yet granted authorization for any application programmed by a third party to request your login data. For your own security, we blocked a XING-sync application which appeared on facebook last night. If you happened to try out the application (i.e., if you typed in your login data), we recommend you change your password immediately.

We do our best to ensure your security on XING, and ask you to do so as well. It´s an honor that you trust our brand with your private data, and that as a result you´re probably more likely to fill in information where the XING brand appears. Please contact us, however, if you see an application and you´re not sure if it is an official and approved XING application.

For those of you who are interested in doing even more in your XING experience, we are currently working on developing an API for the site. In the near future, everyone who wants to use this API to write an application for XING will have to contact us, and will most likely be granted permission. This way we can keep track which members are using this interface, and continue to make sure that your credentials remain secure.

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Martin Hiegl on 16.08.2007 at 09:35h CET

http://www.fellowweb.de/ offers to import the own profile from Xing as well.

a patient user on 16.08.2007 at 14:48h CET

Well, you’ve been anouncing this API for almost a year now, how exactly do you define near future???

Daniela on 16.08.2007 at 14:56h CET

We announced in March 2007 that we´re working on an API – that´s five (5) months until today.

I can have a decent discussion with you, if you say who you are.

Sebastian Bauer (IT-Blog) on 20.08.2007 at 22:29h CET

fellowweb derzeit ohne XING-Import

Wie fellowweb am 17. August in einer Pressemitteilung erklrt, knnen derzeit keine Profildaten von XING importiert werden. fellowweb wollte es seinen Nutzern mit diesem Feature vereinfachen professionelle Profile aus XING in den neuen Interne

questions abound on 21.08.2007 at 13:13h CET

OK, so all these awards and corporate culture (security, universities, marketing jargon etc.) are great, but I still have a funny question:

Is it pronounced “Cross-ing” or is it Zhing – like Berliner Xantipe?

Mathias Conradt on 08.09.2007 at 03:16h CET

How contradictory is that?

Xing mentions “3.9. News: A word about security” but offers the “Address book comparison” now itself, where the user has to enter his email password (Gmail, yahoo, etc.) on the Xing platform?

Why should somebody do that?

What’s the difference to entering the Xing login data on other sites than as well?

Daniela on 13.09.2007 at 16:48h CET

@question about, it really depends on where you live. Like skype we decided to let our members chose how they want to pronounce XING.

In Germany we´re saying [Ksing], in China it´s [Tchsching] in America or UK we use [Zsing] or [Crossing] in a conversation – but we never say [Ixing].

Daniela on 13.09.2007 at 17:06h CET

@Mathias, first of all, Gmail is an E-mail provider and not a social network.

And second, if you´re using Gmail on XING we ensure the following before you enter your E-mail address:

“XING data protection policy: Your GoogleMail email address and password will not be saved.”

Erik on 22.10.2007 at 18:29h CET

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