LinkedIn has hit a major milestone this week when there 200 millionth member signed up. LinkedIn have said that it now serves over 200 countries, covers 19 languages and celebrated yesterday by talking up some of its member stories.
LinkedIn has had a positive two years, in which it went public and saw its stock trade at £53.19 per share on the launch day. However it had a rough time last year when 6.5 million users had their passwords stolen, although the damage to the stolen accounts was minimal.
LinkedIn has members signed up all over the world; the country with the highest amount of members signed up is USA with 74 million members where the UK has 11 million users. LinkedIn get 2 members signing up to the social network site per second this equals that there are 172,800 new members a day.