FINANCIAL POST – Jan 19 – According to data released Thursday, one in six Canadians is now a member of LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network. Now at 5M member, this represents a 66% growth since June 2011 when the user base stood at 3M. LinkedIn’s global user base is now over 135M in over 200 countries, trailing slightly behind Twitter and Facebook in numbers. The professional network generates revenue from advertising, subscription services, and “recruiting solutions” such as their Apply with LinkedIn plugin.
by Zara McAlister
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