LinkedIn reaches 500 million members worldwide

Microsoft’s LinkedIn today announced that it has reached 500 million users milestone. When Microsoft acquired LinkeIn back in June 13, 2016, LinkedIn had 433 million members worldwide. LinkedIn’s 500 million users are in 200 countries connecting and and engaging with one another in professional conversations and finding opportunities through these connections on LinkedIn. LinkedIn also highlighted some interesting numbers today.

With each connection you make, the total reach of your professional community grows and so do your career opportunities. Every connection …

  1. Reflects an average of 400 new people you can get build relationships with;
  2. Encompasses 100 new company company may be looking for the skills and talents you offer; and
  3. Represents connections to an average of 500+ jobs.

You can find more interesting numbers here.

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