the day, the connections had been restored to 17.5 million...
Now for the past 2 days, this drop has been permanent and I'm now around 14.0 million connections... I'm curious why that is but I'm sure it's something on LinkedIn's back-end and not due to losing contacts! I'd like to hear the full explanation for the variation in figures...…
ning, and also at odds with some comments above where some were commenting on how much money they make
I don't know if this is a blip or if extraordinary items were in these numbers but its certainly intersting
I have copied and pasted the report from Shortlist and Australian online newsletter, below
More double-digit revenue growth for LinkedIn Asia-Pacific; loss for global business
LinkedIn's Asia-Pacific business has maintained its double-digit revenue growth in the September quarter, while globally the company posted its first quarterly loss in two years.
Asia-Pac revenue was $US30.5 million ($A32.1m), up 70% with currency impact year-on-year, according to results released overnight.
The region accounted for 8% of global revenue, up from 7% last year.
LinkedIn as a whole achieved revenue of $US393 million, up 56%, however expenses increased at a faster rate, up 58% to $US388.3 million.
Operating income was $US4.6 million, down 23% from $US6 million last year, and the company reported a net loss of $US3.4 million, down from a $US2.3 million profit last year.
This is the first loss for LinkedIn since the 2011 September quarter.
LinkedIn's talent solutions products accounted for the majority of the company's revenue (57%), contributing $US224.7 million, up 62%.
Revenue from marketing products increased 38% to $US88.5 million, while premium subscriptions contributed revenue of $US79.8 million, up 61%.
LinkedIn's membership surpassed 259 million members during the quarter, representing year-on-year growth of 38%.…