This year, LinkedIn has over a billion users. It’s a huge piece of the social media pie! It is a hub for employers, the employed, and well.. everyone who wants to be employed! LinkedIn has been around since 2003, but it’s really picking up speed this year by integrating new features. Not just for people, brands and companies are setting up pages and reaching out.
LinkedIn provided a graphical breakdown of their members:
- LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 238 million members in over 200 countries and territories.
- Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second.
- Sixty-five percent of LinkedIn members are located outside of the United States.
- There are over 30 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn. They are LinkedIn’s fastest-growing demographic.
Membership by country
Here is also a really great infographic that breaks down some statistics about LinkedIn in 2013:
Infographic courtesy of SubmitEdge.