Today, LinkedIn reached a major milestone: 100 million professionals worldwide. We’re now growing at roughly one million new LinkedIn members every week, the equivalent of a professional joining the site at faster than one member per second. So, what does all this growth really mean? We’re making great progress toward our ultimate goal: to connect all of the...
Posts by Jeff Weiner
As of early this morning, LinkedIn has 50 million users worldwide and we’re growing that figure at roughly one new member per second. When LinkedIn launched in 2003, it took 477 days — almost a year and four months — to reach our first million members. This last million took only 12 days. Where are these 50 million users? LinkedIn has been global since inception...