LinkedIn Reaches 100 Million Members Worldwide
Mountain View, Calif.--March 22, 2011--LinkedIn today announced it has reached a major milestone in its development: 100 million professionals are now members of the world’s largest professional network.
LinkedIn marked the occasion with posts on the LinkedIn blog. CEO Jeff Weiner writes about the transformative effect that connecting talent with opportunity on a massive scale can have on people’s careers and lives. And Scott Nicholson digs deeper into the data and interesting facts behind 100 million members.
LinkedIn is now growing at a rate of roughly one million new LinkedIn members every week.
LinkedIn is also rapidly growing its network globally: the LinkedIn site is currently available in six languages, and more than half of its base, or approximately 56 million members, comes from outside the United States.
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 100 million members in over 200 countries and territories. The LinkedIn website launched in 2003 and currently counts executives from all Fortune 500 companies as members. The company is privately-held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, advertising sales and hiring solutions. LinkedIn is headquartered in Mountain View, California.