In the crowd of numerous social media entertainment and promotional platforms hogging the limelight in the 21st century, LinkedIn is undoubtedly one of the most respected and elegant platforms to hold its ground. Founded in December 2002, LinkedIn is used today majorly for professional networking, knowledge sharing, recruitment and job hunt. It is also a vast pool of knowledge and quality content for professionals to share their experience and challenges in their professional lives. The influencers program which has almost 750 influencers and thought leaders is also an extremely motivated initiative to encourage people. Students and young professionals extensively use LinkedIn to broaden their reach and increase their connections for new opportunities and experience. As of January 2018, it is operating in almost 200 countries with a user base of around 530 million. Below are amazing facts about LinkedIn to inspire you to create an account.