LinkedIn Facts: ■Every second, two new professionals join LinkedIn. That’s more than 10,000 people per day! ■The site is the largest professional network, with more than 175 million users from over 200 countries. This number is still growing – in 2011 the membership increased by 45 percent worldwide. ■40 percent of all LinkedIn members reside ..

LinkedIn is the new Facebook. More brands will use LinkedIn to monitor conversations and connect with customers and influencers. New and enhanced features on the site, such as its “endorse” capability (which employs the one-click validation of a Facebook “like”) and new profile and company page designs are encouraging users to spend more time building ..