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July 11, 2011

Linkedin is No 2 Most Visited Social Site

LinkedIn is growing so quickly, it’s adding a new member each second. As the size of its network growsAccording to ComScore 33.9 million people visited LinkedIn, up 63 per cent from last year. On the other hand, MySpace had 33.5 million visitors down 50 per cent compared to previous year. While, Facebook remained at No1 spot with 160.9 million US visitors, up 14 per cent. Linkedin is now the second most visited Social network.

This infographic by Lab42.But how are people really using the fast-growing service? Researchers at Lab 42
asked 500 LinkedIn users that question and many more, and came up with a variety of answers in this infographic.

According to Research data When asked what network was most used for professional networking, LinkedIn was top with 61%, Facebook next on 22%, Twitter on 4% while  13% said none. Link When asked how often users accessed the site, 35% said daily. 81% said they belonged to at least one group and 52% said they were active in group discussions.
 Linkedin has posted two straight months of gains, as per ComScore's report. The site also incorporated features such as a personalised news feed and a visual map that explores how users are connected. Shares of LinkedIn rose $5.62, or 6 per cent, to $99.60 today on the New York Stock Exchange, setting a new high. The May 18 IPO priced the shares at $45.