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Published July 2nd 2018

35 Insightful and Valuable LinkedIn Statistics

Knowing your social platforms inside and out is hugely important for a marketer. We've put together a list of stats, facts, and visualizations on LinkedIn so you can get the best out of the platform.

Our LinkedIn statistics below will take you through the company’s formation all the way up to and past Microsoft’s acquisition of the social media platform. Get to know LinkedIn better.

LinkedIn history facts

LinkedIn demographics and user statistics

LinkedIn’s notable acquisitions

Company Acquired Date Cost
Slideshare May 3 2012 $199m
Pulse April 11 2014 $90m
Bright.com Feb 6 2014 $120m
Lynda.com April 9 2015 $1.5bn

LinkedIn marketing statistics

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