30 Mind-Blowing LinkedIn Facts You Need to Share

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Mind-Blowing LinkedIn Facts: LinkedIn, a business and employment online service platform, is one of the most used social platforms by users not only from the young generation but also by the senior generations. 

The main reason behind the choosing of this platform for social connections from other ones is its purpose of developing a professional social network. This means LinkedIn provides a online platform which helps people from various professions, or those without one, to connect with each other. 

LinkedIn is a job/career related platform where people can grow their professional aspect by applying for numerous job profiles continuously being updated on LinkedIn , posting the job offers for hiring purposes, or even connecting with different people who can somehow help in the process. 

LinkedIn in short is a professional but social platform for the employers, employees and the job seekers. 

LinkedIn was launched on 5th of May, 2003, and since then it has been growing and becoming the most used social platforms, pushing Twitter and Facebook behind. 

In this article, we will find about more such amazing LinkedIn facts.

30 LinkedIn Facts and Statistics You Need to Share

Fact #1:

From the stats of May 2020, there are over 722 million people registered on LinkedIn in 200 countries and regions worldwide. 

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Fact #2:

LinkedIn was took over by Microsoft Corporation in December, 2016. 

Fact #3:

LinkedIn has a subsidiary company named ‘LinkedIn Learning’, offering video courses by industry experts on various topics. 

Fact #4:

LinkedIn also had another subsidiary only between February 2016 to April 2020, named ‘Connectifier which served the same purpose like LinkedIn by using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms.

Fact #5:

Microsoft acquired LinkedIn, its largest possession ever made which was $26.2 billion, paying $196 per LinkedIn share in all cash . 

Fact #6:

LinkedIn has about 16,000 full-time employees, working in a total of 33 offices worldwide.

Fact #7:

There are over 50 million companies, 90k schools, 36k skills and about 14M+ job offerings listed on LinkedIn. 

Fact #8:

For qualifying the LinkedIn internship program, one must give an educational program in return.

Fact #9:

LinkedIn is the most used social platform by the top 500 Fortune companies. 

Fact #10:

LinkedIn articles without videos are reported to perform good as compared to the ones with videos. 

Fact #11:

There are about 55 job applications submitted on LinkedIn every second. 

Fact #12:

LinkedIn currently supports 24 different languages worldwide which are English,  Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Danish, Arabic,Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Czech, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, and Turkish.

Fact #13:

About 8.05 billion U.S. dollars revenue of LinkedIn has been recorded in the financial year 2020. 

Fact #14:

LinkedIn makes its money from recruitment services/Talent solutions, premium membership subscriptions and marketing/selling advertising. 

Fact #15:

In November, 2020, LinkedIn is on the 57th position among the biggest websites in the world.

Fact #16

90 million LinkedIn users are senior-level influencers and 63 million are in decision-making positions.

Fact #17

After the US (171 million+), India (69 million+), China (51 million+), Brazil (45 million+), and Great Britain (29 million+) have the highest number of users.


50% of internet users with a college degree or higher use LinkedIn


Microsoft paid $26.2 billion to acquire LinkedIn.


Linkedin generates more than $454,000 per employee.


Top soft skill that companies need the most on LinkedIn is creativity and the top hard skill required is Blockchain followed by Cloud computing.


The global revenue of LinkedIn amounted to $2,016 million during Q2 2020


LinkedIn now has over 30 million companies on LinkedIn with 20 million open job listings.


59% of LinkedIn members have never worked at a company with more than 200 employees.


LinkedIn SlideShare now has 80 million monthly active users.


UK & India are the fastest-growing markets on LinkedIn Messaging.


79% of B2B marketers see LinkedIn as an effective source of lead generation.


There are 5.5 million accountants on LinkedIn


LinkedIn Message Ads delivered a 40% conversion rate.


There are 100 million job applications on LinkedIn every month.

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