• LinkedIn is the oldest of the four sites in this post, having been created on May 5 2003.
  • There are more than 70 million users worldwide.
  • Members of LinkedIn come from more than 200 countries from every continent.
  • LinkedIn is available in six native languages – English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Oracle’s Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Epstein, was headhunted for the position via his LinkedIn profile.
  • 80% of companies use LinkedIn as a recruitment tool.
  • A new member joins LinkedIn every second.
  • LinkedIn receives almost 12 million unique visitors per day.
  • Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are on LinkedIn.
  • Recruiters account for 1-in-20 LinkedIn profiles.

Tomorrow – 10 cool blogging facts……

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