Linkedin Tops 70 Million Users and 1 Million Company Profiles

Must Read

Google Wanted To Acquire Facebook But The Objective Was Quite Concerning!

Can you imagine how powerful Google would have been today if it had access to monstrous amount...

How Video Conferencing Services Are Changing Conference Calls

Video conferencing has become something of a norm during the COVID-19 crisis, but even before the virus...

Microsoft To Acquire TikTok In the US?

The rumours are making rounds that Microsoft may acquire TikTok to keep the popular short video sharing...

Professional social network LinkedIn now has 70 million members, according to the company’s home page. The company hit 60 million users in February, and has been growing fast, especially in international markets. LinkedIn’s network’s CEO, Jeff Weiner, stated in a blog post last fall that half of LinkedIn’s membership is international. The company is also listing one million company profiles, which are similar to a user profile.

Weiner tells us that the fastest growth LinkedIn is seeing is in international markets.
LinkedIn has mitigated the growth in international markets with expansion in international offices in The Netherlands, and India, two areas where LinkedIn is growing rapidly.

The network has also been adding features continuously over the past six months to broaden LinkedIn’s reach across the web, adding a deeper Twitter integration, opening up an API, providing a plugin with Microsoft Outlook and enhancing sharing options.

Advertisements

But while LinkedIn is looking to bring its platform to the greater web, there’s a tremendous amount of potential to use the data the network has on its side to add additional functionality to both users and companies. Weiner recently told us that data is incredibly important part of LinkedIn’s future as a network. And while we can’t reveal what those data features are at the moment, it’s safe to say that we will be seeing a number of new initiatives coming from LinkedIn leveraging the wealth of professional content on the network.

Weiner won’t comment on any plans for LinkedIn to IPO in the near future, but the company is clearly seeing growth, is profitable and working diligently to build features into the platform. It should be interesting to see what the second half of 2010 brings the professional social network.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Will You Buy iPhone 12 Pro At US$20,500?

if you are suspecting any typo error here, you are highly mistaken! The price of iPhone 12...

Google Is Shutting Down Google Play Music

Google Play Music will soon be buried in Google's graveyard. The company has announced that by December the service will be completely...

The Lawsuit That Could Force Apple To Exit China Market

It seems like China is now turning up the heat and is ready to take some really hostile measures after being worn...

Global E-commerce Sales to Reach $3.9 Trillion in 2020 [REPORT]

As the coronavirus pandemic has lead healthcare authorities to discourage physical social contact as much as possible, the most popular mode of...

OYO Gets New CEO And Merger To Boost Its Business In Japan

The hospitality industry has been one of the worst-hit due to COVID-19. The pandemic left the sector heavily crippled and forced many...

Microsoft Confirms That Buying TikTok Is On The Cards!

Putting an end to all speculations Microsoft has confirmed that the company is actively exploring options to buy TikTok. The Redmond giant...

In-Depth: Dprime

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter,...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one...

Fantastic 4: Four Day Work Week A Flashpoint Of Innovation?

It has been an idea that has been mooted by many, perhaps also somewhat sceptically. From being a dark horse to becoming...

More Articles Like This