The Complete History of LinkedIn: Everything You Need to Know

Today, we will cover everything you need to know about LinkedIn, from its founding in 2003 to its notable controversies. It will also show you why this social media platform has become one of the giants in the market today.

The Founding of LinkedIn: How it Happened

The idea for LinkedIn came back in 2002 when Reid Hoffman had the idea in his living room. (Reid Hoffman was also a board member of Paypal and its former COO.) His idea was to find a way of connecting professionals from all industries using the internet.

LinkedIn Through The Decades (2003 Until Now)

Phase 1 – The First Million Users (2004) Phase 2 – Subscription Services (2005) Phase 3 – Jeff Weiner, the new CEO & President (2009)

What Are the Most Important Inventions from LinkedIn?

– Insider updates – work profile pages  – and job postings

How Does LinkedIn Make Money?

LinkedIn makes money by charging users for premium features and services, and by using ads. The more members you have, the more money you make through advertising on users’ networks.

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