Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page said in the search juggernaut’s fourth quarter earnings report that the nascent social network has hit more than 90 million users.
Offering a level playing field for small and large companies, Social Media is inexpensive and with the right strategy delivers results.
This new platform does not aim at self promotion like having tons of Twitter followers, Facebook Fans or possessing a high Klout score.
It is worth mentioning that the number of IBM employees on LinkedIn currently sits at over 280,000, Next in line on LinkedIn, in order of follower count are Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Google and Oracle.
Facebook will reach 1 billion users this year and LinkedIn, known as the must use professional network to connect directly with decision makers, has 135 million members and are growingby 2 members per second.
Despite the fact that the majority of the most followed companies are IT related, the most common industry on LinkedIn is Higher Education, followed by Information Technology and Services, with Financial Services coming in third.
More than half of the companies list on LinkedIn have over 10,000 employees, with the number of companies decreasing as the number of employees decrease.
The most common age group on LinkedIn is, unsurprisingly, 35 44, followed closely by the 25 34 age group.
As of 3 November 2011 , LinkedIn reports more than 135 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories.
In almost all countries, there are more men registered on LinkedIn than women, with the exception of a few countries, mostly in Asia and Eastern Europe, including China, the Philippines, Romania, Finland, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Serbia and Jamaica, where female users outnumber their male counterparts, if even by a little.
We recently took a look at LinkedIns growth in Indonesia, where it now has over 1 million registered users, and is growing at a rate faster than Facebook.
With this change, Keeko will now be known as the social media exchange platform that helps businesses, individuals and organizations grow their social networks through a unique and mutual system.
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