MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As popularity continues to rise for BeKnown™, the professional networking app for Facebook from Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW), the company today introduced mobile versions of the app. Not only can Facebook users establish and manage their professional network on the world’s most popular social platform with BeKnown, but now they can take that experience to two of the world’s leading mobile platforms – Android and iPhone. BeKnown users can also access the app from other modern mobile browsers via the BeKnown mobile site.
“As we continue to roll out new enhancements and refinements to BeKnown, offering mobile versions of the app was at the top of our list considering how mobile the workforce is today,” said Matt Mund, vice president of product management at Monster.com. “With BeKnown’s user base growing so quickly, offering mobile versions of the app will bring the benefits of BeKnown to more people in more places than ever before.”
With the mobile website for BeKnown and the iPhone and Android specific versions of the app, users can take advantage of many of the features in BeKnown without being tethered to their desktop or laptop.
Key functionality in the mobile versions of BeKnown includes the ability to:
- View user profiles
- Make new connections
- View network updates
- Exchange messages between connections
- Receive push notifications (iPhone app only)
- Search for Monster jobs
- Discover jobs posted by connections
“We all know that it’s possible to make a professional connection just about anywhere. Say you’re at a cocktail party, at a community event, or even in line at the grocery store, and you discover that the person you’ve just met works for a company you’ve been eyeing as a potential career next step,” commented Charles Purdy, career expert for Monster.com. “Adding that new contact to your BeKnown network right from your mobile phone for reference later may be a boon for your career when the right opportunity strikes. The BeKnown mobile site and apps are a great way for career-minded professionals to build and grow their professional networks, no matter where they are.”
BeKnown, and the mobile versions of the app, are part of a growing portfolio of solutions from Monster that reach job seekers wherever they are, on their terms; and allows recruiters to leverage and amplify their recruitment networks as they source, match and manage talent throughout the entire recruiting cycle. BeKnown brings professional networking to a mass market audience that includes medical, engineering, education, retail and many other occupations.
- iPhone app – available free in Apple App Store
- Android widget – available free in Android Market
- Visit the BeKnown mobile site here: http://m.beknown.com
Connect & Engage with BeKnown:
- Visit the BeKnown blog for insight into the latest innovations happening on BeKnown
- Follow BeKnown on twitter for instant updates
- For screenshots of BeKnown, please visit our flickr page
About Monster Worldwide
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), parent company of Monster®, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 Index. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading products and services, visit www.monster.com. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at about-monster.com. Follow Monster on Twitter @MonsterWW and connect on Facebook.