LinkedIn Crosses 200 Million Members and You’ll Never Guess the Fastest Growing Countries

January 9, 2013 8:59 am0 comments

 

LinkedIn continues to prove its worth to business professionals as it expands around the globe.

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LinkedIn has crossed the 200 million member mark. While Facebook has over a billion members, it spends it’s time battling it out with privacy concerns, Instagram integration and sexting apps. Meanwhile, LinkedIn, the #1 professional social network in the world, continues to focus on helping business professionals network, develop their skills and grow their business.

Here are some really interesting stats on LinkedIn’s 200 Million Members

  • Fastest Growing Countries: Turkey, Columbia & Indonesia
  • Fastest Growing Countries for LinkedIn Mobile Usage: China, Brazil, Portugal, India & Italy
  • Largest Industries: IT and Services, Financial Services, Higher Education & Technology
  • Most Followed Thought Leaders: Richard Branson, Barack Obama, Deepak Chopra, Tony Robbins & Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn CEO)

Here’s a nice infographic that LinkedIn created to celebrate the occasion:

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Written by Philip Nowak

Philip Nowak is the founder of Firmology, a small business news and information media company focused on helping small business owners grow their business through technology and innovation. You can find Philip on Google+Twitter and LinkedIn.

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