LinkedIn Not Worried About Facebook

In InformationWeek today, David Carr reports on LinkedIn’s stance in the social networking space compared to Facebook.  Obviously, Facebook is the dominant player, but LinkedIn focuses well on the business community.

According to Carr’s reporting from the Web 2.0 Summit:

“People with advanced degrees are three times more likely to use LinkedIn, says LinkedIn exec Reid Hoffman”

They’ve got their niche, but there are competitors that are posing a threat to LinkedIn, such as Facebook-connected upstart professional networks like BranchOut and Identified.  You can read Carr’s article here

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