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LinkedIn

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LinkedIn

social networking website for people in professional occupations add

Category: Business (10)

Founded in 2003.

Countries: (40%), United States (37%), U.S. (7%)

Main connections: Facebook, Twitter, Google

Linked to: Google, Amazon.com, Bessemer Venture Partners, Forbes

 

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2003

In late 2003, Sequoia Capital led the Series A investment in the company add something


2006

LinkedIn reached profitability in March 2006 add something


2007

Reid Hoffman - In May 2007, LinkedIn celebrated its first year of profitability


2008

A mobile version of the site was launched in February 2008, which gives access to a reduced feature set over a mobile phone add something

 

Tagged - In March 2008, Microsoft announced a commercial partnership with social networking sites Tagged, Facebook, LinkedIn, Bebo, and hi5 regarding email contacts APIs, which has since been implemented

 

In October 2008, LinkedIn enabled an "applications platform" that allows other online services to be embedded within a member's profile page add something

 

In October 2008, LinkedIn revealed plans to open its social network of 30 million professionals globally as a potential sample for business-to-business research add something

 

Jeff Weiner - He started with LinkedIn in December 2008 as Interim President


2009

In 2009, Syrian users reported that LinkedIn server stopped accepting connections originating from IP addresses assigned to Syria add something

 

With 3 million users, India has the fastest-growing network of users as of 2009 add something

 

HootSuite - In November 2009, the HootSuite dashboard expanded its offering to further support Facebook and LinkedIn, allowing with the capability to use Twitter Lists

 

TweetDeck - Version 0,32, released on November 30, 2009, added LinkedIn integration and new Twitter features

 

Rocket Lawyer - In December 2009, Dan Nye, the former CEO of LinkedIn, joined Rocket Lawyer's board of directors


2010

Curriculum vitae - In the 2010s, some applicants provide an electronic text of their CV to employers using email, an online employment website or using a job-oriented social networking service' website, such as LinkedIn

 

Respawn Entertainment - This coincided with Jason West and Vince Zampella editing their profiles on the website LinkedIn to list Infinity Ward as a former employer as of March 2010

 

Infinity Ward - This coincided with Jason West and Vince Zampella editing their profiles on the website LinkedIn to list Infinity Ward as a former employer as of March 2010

 

Infinity Ward - As of July 10, 2010, 38 of the 46 Infinity Ward employees who resigned from that studio following the firings of West and Zampella revealed through their LinkedIn and Facebook profiles that they had signed on with Respawn Entertainment

 

In November 2010, LinkedIn allowed businesses to list products and services on company profile pages; it permitted LinkedIn members to "recommend" products and services and write reviews add something


2011

SiriusDecisions Summit - Previous winners include F5 Networks, Iron Mountain and Kronos Incorporated in 2011; Adobe Systems, Citrix, Concur, &SAP (SAP_AG) and Symantec in 2012; and CDW, Dell, LinkedIn, Pegasystems and Siemens PLM Software in 2013

 

Reid Hoffman - Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn shared the Ernst and Young U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011

 

In January 2011, LinkedIn acquired CardMunch, a mobile app maker that scans business cards and converts into contacts add something

 

In February 2011, it was reported that LinkedIn was being blocked in China after calls for a "Jasmine Revolution" add something

 

As of March 2011 the service had 44 million users in the US and 56 million outside add something

 

O'Sullivan, James , "Make the most of the networking tools that are available", "Evening Echo", May 9, 2011 add something

 

LinkedIn filed for an initial public offering in January 2011 and traded its first shares on May 19, 2011, under the NYSE symbol "LNKD" add something

 

In June 2011, LinkedIn had 33,9 million unique visitors, up 63 percent from a year earlier and surpassing MySpace add something

 

In July 2011, LinkedIn launched a new feature allowing companies to include an "Apply with LinkedIn" button on job listing pages add something

 

In August 2011, LinkedIn revamped its mobile applications on the iPhone, Android and HTML5 add something

 

As of October 2011, LinkedIn has over 14 million students and recent college graduates as members add something

 

Gerson Lehrman Group - In October 2011, GLG partnered with and acquired a minority stake in Ushi, a leading China-based business social networking provider, and the largest competitor of LinkedIn in the region

 

Ameriprise Financial - Ameriprise Financial is credited with moving faster than most other full-service wealth management firms to develop social media for its advisors and investors; the company has empowered its consumers to use LinkedIn to find connections who can provide references on prospective advisors since November 2011

 

In December 2011, LinkedIn announced that they are rolling out polls to their one million groups add something


2012

In the spring of 2012, LinkedIn expanded its office space by 57,120 square feet in the Financial District of San Francisco add something

 

LinkedIn saw a 10 to 15 million member per quarter growth rate throughout 2012 add something

 

Customer success - Forrester Research, 2012 On LinkedIn, the world's largest repository of professional bios, only a very small number of people had titles that included "customer success" in 2010 or 2012

 

Customer success - Forrester Research, 2012 On LinkedIn, the world's largest repository of professional bios, only a very small number of people had titles that included "customer success" in 2010 or 2012

 

Believe.in - It began with initial funding from the cabinet office followed by an 'angel' round of funding in April, 2012 from investors including Jonty Hurwitz, Federico Pirzio-Biroli and Mark Sainsbury with additional seed funding from British-based Index Ventures and Silicon Valley located Greylock Partners, venture capitalists behind technology start-ups including Dropbox, Songkick, Facebook and LinkedIn among others

 

Stop Online Piracy Act - Wider protests were considered and in some cases committed to by major internet sites, with high-profile bodies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Amazon, AOL, Reddit, Mozilla, LinkedIn, &IAC (IAC_(company)), eBay, PayPal, WordPress and Wikimedia being widely named as "considering" or committed to an "unprecedented" internet blackout on January 18, 2012

 

Stop Online Piracy Act - Wider protests were considered and in some cases committed to by major internet sites, with high-profile bodies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Amazon, AOL, Reddit, Mozilla, LinkedIn, &IAC (IAC_(company)), eBay, PayPal, WordPress and Wikimedia being widely named as "considering" or committed to an "unprecedented" internet blackout on January 18, 2012

 

Thomson Maya and Pope-Chappell Maya February 13, 2012 add something

 

On February 24, 2012, LinkedIn announced its acquisition of the start-up Rapportive, which created a browser plug-in that takes contact information from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, and places them into Google's Gmail add something

 

LinkedIn supports the formation of interest groups, and as of March 29, 2012 there are 1,248,019 such groups whose membership varies from 1 to 744,662 add something

 

In June 2012 cryptographic hashes of approximately 6,4 million LinkedIn user passwords were stolen by hackers who published the stolen hashes online add something

 

TweetDeck - In 2012 TweetDeck reverted to only supporting Twitter and Facebook, ending support for LinkedIn, MySpace, and the now defunct Google Buzz effective June 2012

 

Computer crime - June 2012 LinkedIn and & eHarmony had been attacked, compromising 65 million passwords, 30,000 passwords were cracked and 1,5 million EHarmony passwords were posted online

 

As of November 2012, LinkedIn announced it had 187 million members add something

 

Reid Hoffman - As of November 2012, LinkedIn has more than 187 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories


2013

In January 2013, the countries with the most LinkedIn users were: add something

 

As of January 31, 2013, the LinkedIn Answers feature is no longer supported add something

 

On July 23, 2013 LinkedIn announced their Sponsored Updates ad service add something

 

In October 2013, LinkedIn announced a service for iPhone users called "Intro", which inserts a thumbnail of a person's LinkedIn profile in correspondence with that person when reading mail messages in the native iOS Mail program add something

 

Rockstar New England - On October 18, 2013, shortly after the release of "Grand Theft Auto V", "Kotaku" editor Superannuation spotted a curriculum vitae of a Rockstar New England employee on LinkedIn, which suggested that the studio was working on the "next version of a famous IP"


2014

Jeff Weiner - In 2014, Weiner was recognized by LinkedIn employees via Glassdoor's annual survey as among "the top 10 CEOs at U.S. Tech Companies"

 

Strikingly - In early 2014, Strikingly launched its one-click site builder with Facebook and LinkedIn, allowing users to build mobile optimized web pages quickly

 

In January 2014, the countries with the most LinkedIn users were: add something

 

Assassin's Creed - In January 2014, a Linkedin profile for executive producer Fannie Pailloux stated filming was scheduled to begin in August 2014

 

In April 2014 it was announced that LinkedIn had leased 222 Second Street, a 26-story building under construction in San Francisco's SoMa district, to accommodate up to 2,500 of its employees add something

 

In June 2014, the company announced launch of its "Galene" search architecture as a way of giving users access to the economic graph's data add something

 

The company lost an effort to prevent a lawsuit over these practices from moving forward in November 2014 add something

 

Reid Hoffman - As of November 2014, LinkedIn has over 332 million members in more than 200 countries and territories

 

Maximus Inc. - It was alleged that the removal of all reference to his previous role at Atos from his career history on the business networking site LinkedIn in November 2014 was an effort to conceal the close relationship between the two organisations


2015

TinderBox Inc. - In 2015, TinderBox was named the "best proposal software" by business professionals on LinkedIn

 

Similar data will be provided to a technology training project announced by President Obama in March 2015 add something

 

On May 7, 2015, LinkedIn added an analytics tool to its publishing platform add something


2016

In 2016, Plataforma per la Llengua started another campaign, which includes tens of thousands petitions asking for the incorporation of Catalan in LinkedIn both in the platform itself and in the incorporation of the CVs add something

 

In January 2016 the number of accounts was 400 million add something

 

In January 2016, the company had around 9,200 employees add something

 

As of March 2016, LinkedIn has more than 400 million users, out of which more than 106 million are active add something

 

As of September 2016, LinkedIn has more than 467 million accounts, out of which more than 106 million are active add something

 

This ban was upheld on 10 November 2016 add something


2017

LinkedIn's mobile app was banned from Google Play Store and iOS App Store in Russia in January 2017 add something

 

Soon after LinkedIn's acquisition by Microsoft, on January 19, 2017, LinkedIn's new desktop version was introduced add something

 

As of April 2017, LinkedIn had 500 million members in 200 countries add something


2018

The 2018 lists identified Amazon as the most sought-after U.S. company, with Google's parent company, Alphabet ranked second and Facebook ranked third add something

 

Service of process - In 2018, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice allowed service via Instagram and LinkedIn's built-in messaging systems

 

In July 2018, Credit Wise reported "dark web" email and password exposures from LinkedIn add something

 

As of October 2018, LinkedIn had 590 million registered members in 200 countries, out of which more than 250 million active users add something


2019

Bessemer Venture Partners - As of 2019, the firm had invested in over 120 IPOs, including Shopify, Yelp, LinkedIn, Skype, LifeLock, Twilio, SendGrid, DocuSign, Wix.com, Box and VeriSign

 

As of March 2019, LinkedIn had 610 million registered members in 200 countries, of which more than 250 million are active add something

 

As of June 2019, LinkedIn had 630 million registered members in 200 countries add something