LinkedIn hits 8 million members

Published on 2006-12-08 by John Collins. Socials: YouTube - X - Spotify - Amazon Music - Apple Podcast

I was recently introduced to via an invitation from a friend, and instantly became hooked on the concept of the site and the potential it offers. Basically linked in is a social network site (shudder...), but unlike MySpace et cetera it is not designed for teenagers, but instead aims to provide a networking portal for professionals trying to make new contacts and maintain old ones in order to help their career prospects.

Recently LinkedIn reached 8 million members and seems to be growing fast:

The LinkedIn Generation :

I for one enjoy the service offered by this site and wish them every success with it ;-)

Updated 2020 : note that the above post is out-of-date, given this post was originally published in 2006, but is left here for archival purposes. I have unlinked the now-dead external link. As of 2021, LinkedIn now has over 700 members.