LinkedIn ( acquired by Microsoft)
Interesting Fact: The likelihood of your Linkedin profile getting viewed is 11 times higher if you have a profile picture.
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- CEO: Jeff Weiner
- Product: Professional Social Network
- Founded by Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly & Jean-Luc Vaillant on December 28, 2002
- Employees: 9,372
- Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California
- Market Cap: $26.2 billion AND GROWING
If you have applied for a job online in the last ten years, then you know exactly what LinkedIn is – the social network for the professional networking scene. This employment-focused platform has more than 500 million users in over 200 countries, and has grown to become a household name as well as a leading way for people to find jobs. Microsoft snapped LinkedIn up in a $26.4 billion acquisition in 2016.
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