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LinkedIn Hits the 50 Million User Milestone in India, Non-metros Dominate
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LinkedIn Hits the 50 Million User Milestone in India, Non-metros Dominate

The professional social networking platform LinkedIn has successfully reached the milestone of 50 million users in India. Two years ago, the user base of the company was around 37 million including students and people from smaller towns. LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented social platform that has been specially designed for career and business professionals to connect. The company is the best platform for building connections for freelance work, a customer base, potential partners, and to keep job prospects open. The company stated that the people who belong to non-metro cities and other backward areas have been increasing on the platform for the purpose of staying professionally connected and also for the job opportunities. LinkedIn had introduced its app’s lighter ve...
LinkedIn Launches Its Lite App Specially For India
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LinkedIn Launches Its Lite App Specially For India

LinkedIn has also unveiled a Lite Version of its App finally long after Facebook and Twitter, as the professional networking platform attempts to bring in more users on board. The new LinkedIn Lite Android app is designed to reduce data usage by 80% and is less than 1 MB in size. In September last year, LinkedIn had launched a lightweight version of its mobile website. "LinkedIn Lite app is first being rolled out to members in India... LinkedIn plans to roll out the mobile web version and the Android app in over 60 countries shortly," LinkedIn said in a statement. Keeping in mind the Indian users, where the smartphones often come across problems like less space or network issues, this app will surely help LinkedIn find more space in smartphones. Also, with a significant chunk of the ...
Pulse Co-founder Akshay Kothari Appointed Head of Linkedin India
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Pulse Co-founder Akshay Kothari Appointed Head of Linkedin India

Professional networking platform LinkedIn today appointed Akshay Kothari as Country Manager for India, with immediate effect. Kothari will report to Olivier Legrand, LinkedIn s Managing Director for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and join the company’s APAC senior management team, LinkedIn said in a statement. He joined LinkedIn in 2013 when Pulse, the company he co-founded and was CEO for almost 3 years, was acquired by LinkedIn.Since then, based out of LinkedIn’s global headquarters in Mountain View, California, he has led several major product and content initiatives, including Pulse.   Kothari also played an important role in boosting the number of members publishing on LinkedIn from 1,000 to nearly 2 million in the last two years. "This new role also brings me back ‘ful...