LinkedIn is the leading social networking website designed particularly for professionals across all industries. After creating an individual or a company profile page with a structure similar to a CV/resume, LinkedIn members can use the network services for connecting with colleagues, professional networking, job searching, recruiting and job posting, providing company information to prospective employees, and joining groups of users who share common professional interests and educational backgrounds.

Unlike the popular recreational social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn offers both basic free memberships and premium paid subscriptions that offer more features to subscribers. Founded in December 2002, LinkedIn was officially launched in May 2003 from the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, CA. In 2018, LinkedIn was a publicly held company with a growing network ...

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