- As of February 9, 2012, LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 150 million members in over 200 countries and territories.
- Sixty percent of LinkedIn members are located outside of the United States, as of December 31, 2011.
- LinkedIn members did nearly 4.2 billion professionally-oriented searches on the platform in 2011.
- Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., LinkedIn also has U.S. offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha and San Francisco. International LinkedIn offices are located in Amsterdam, Bangalore, Delhi, Dublin, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, Paris, Perth, São Paulo, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.
- The company’s management team is comprised of seasoned executives from companies like Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft, TiVo, PayPal and Electronic Arts. The CEO of LinkedIn is Jeff Weiner.
- LinkedIn is currently available in seventeen languages: English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
- As of December 31, 2011, LinkedIn has 2,116 full-time employees located around the world. LinkedIn started off 2011 with about 1,000 full-time employees located across the globe, up from around 500 at the beginning of 2010.
- LinkedIn started out in the living room of co-founder Reid Hoffman in 2002.
- The site officially launched on May 5, 2003. At the end of the first month in operation, LinkedIn had a total of 4,500 members in the network.
- As of December 31, 2011 (the end of the fourth quarter), professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate that is faster than two new members per second.
- The company is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from hiring solutions, marketing solutions and premium subscriptions.
- 150m+ professionals around the world as of February 9, 2012
- 44m+ members in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) as of February 17, 2012
- 34m+ members in Europe as of February 17, 2012
- 9m+ members in the UK as of April 2, 2012
- 3m+ members in France as of November 29, 2011
- 3m+ members in the Netherlands as of December 6, 2011
- 2m+ members in Italy
- 2m+ members in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)
- 3m+ members in Spain as of March 27, 2012
- 1m+ members in Belgium as of September 22, 2011
- 1m+ members in Turkey as of February 10, 2012
- 25m+ members in Asia and the Pacific as of January 29, 2012
- 14m+ members in India as of March 4, 2012
- 4m+ members in Southeast Asia as of January 29, 2012
- 1m+ members in Indonesia as of February 21, 2012
- 1m+ members in the Philippines as of March 12, 2012
- 5m+ members in Canada as of January 19, 2012
- 7m+ members in Brazil as of February 9, 2012
- 3m+ members in Australia as of March 12, 2012
- As of December 31, 2011, students and recent college graduates are the fastest-growing demographic on LinkedIn
LinkedIn and Business
- As of February 9, 2012, LinkedIn counts executives from all 2011 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate hiring solutions are used by 82 of the Fortune 100 companies.
- More than 2 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.
- LinkedIn represents a valuable demographic for marketers with an affluent & influential membership.
- More than 50,000 developers are using LinkedIn APIs to create innovative tools and services for professionals, averaging over two billion API calls per month as of December 31, 2011.
- As of December 31, 2011, there are more than 300,000 unique domains actively using the LinkedIn Share button on their sites to send content into the LinkedIn platform. Referrals from LinkedIn to publisher sites around the Web are up more than 45 percent between September 30, 2011 and December 31, 2011.
- LinkedIn members are sharing insights and knowledge in more than one million LinkedIn Groups.
- As of December 31, 2011, mobile page views account for more than 15 percent of total unique member visits to LinkedIn.
- As of December 31, 2011, hundreds of thousands of job applications have been submitted using Apply With LinkedIn.
Logo Assets for Journalists & Publishers
Web Logos: [in] Icon
Use the standalone [in] icons below to promote LinkedIn when discussing LinkedIn Profiles, Groups, Events and/or Company Pages from your website or blog. To save, right-click the size and format of your choosing, and select “Save Image As” to download the file locally. Alternately, drag and drop the image to your Desktop or local directory. These images can then be linked to various pages on LinkedIn.com.
|Pixel Dimensions||JPEG||PNG-24 (Transparent)|
Web Logos: LinkedIn Corporate Logo
Use the corporate logo below to promote LinkedIn when discussing the LinkedIn Professional Network, as a whole. To save, right-click the image below, and select “Save Image As” to download the file locally. When used online, this logo should always link to http://www.linkedin.com
|Pixel Dimensions||Reverse PNG (Transparent)|
|Note: The web logo features a gradation and is intended for use on-screen.|
Print Logos: High Resolution TIFF
The logos below are intended for use in printed publications. To save, right-click the link below, and select “Save Image As” to download the file locally.This logo should always link to http://www.linkedin.com
|Please note: At this time, LinkedIn does not release vector artwork.Members of the media and corporate partners requiring vector art should contact their LinkedIn representative for more information. All other requestors should complete the LinkedIn Brand & Trademark Usage Request Form.|
|Dimensions||CMYK TIFF (300dpi)||Low Resolution Example||Intended Use|
|2″ (50mm)||Download Link||When referencing or promoting the LinkedIn network, or its products and/or services.|
|1″ (25mm)||Download Link||When referencing or promoting LinkedIn Profiles, Groups, Events or Company Pages.|
|5″ (125mm)||Download Link|
|1″ (25mm)||Download Link||When referencing LinkedIn mobile applications, or when featuring LinkedIn amongst other social network icons in print.|
|Note: The standard print logo is solid blue, black and always features the “in” lettering in white.|
Logo Usage: Clear Space
The minimum clear space is defined as x, measured by the width of the type stroke or the space between the word “Linked” and the “in” box. The minimum clear space should always be applied. Try to maximize clear space whenever possible.
“in” Box Clear Space