Category
Networks and Relationships

Brief overview
LinkedIN operates a forum for professionals to manage their professional networks and work experience.

Level
This open source platform allows individuals to manage their professional networks and work history.

Coverage
As of November 2011, over 135 million professionals were members of this program.

Measures
If a member chooses to make his/her professional profile public then researchers can access self-reported professional information on LinkedIN members. If the member restricts the data, then the data is only available on a limited basis.

Frequency
This is an open source web platform that is constantly updated.

Method
Members contribute to this database.

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