Linkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) has now passed the 200 million user mark. The professional social networking site said it has users in over 200 countries all over the world and covers 19 different languages. Statistics from the site show that U.S. users account for the greatest number of its 200 million users, with 74 million members. India ranks second on the list with 18 million members, indicating how wide the gap is between the site’s top user market and its second place market.
A press release from Linkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) today said users continue to join “at a rate of two per second.” The company last announces its user base in November 2012, and it has added over 13 million users since then. In March 2011 the site reported 100 million users. As of today, comScore reports that LinkedIn has over 160 million unique users and is listed as the 23rd most visited website in the world.
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Deep Nishar, Linkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD)’s senior vice president of product and user experience posted more details about the site’s growth on his blog.
“I’d like to thank each of you for helping build the LinkedIn network into what it is today,” Nishar said. “It’s been amazing to see how our members have been able to transform their professional lives through LinkedIn.”
Nishar then went on to share success stories from LinkedIn users.
One of the key factors in LinkedIn’s growth is its international expansion. The site lists its fastest growing markets as Indonesia, Colombia and Turkey. It also lists Portugal, Brazil and China as its fastest growing mobile usage markets.