So did the company make the move because it is losing professional users to Facebook? When it comes down to numbers, LinkedIn’s 14 million users is no match for Facebook’s 43 million. But Luo says the site will stay career-focused, and not blur the lines between users' social and professional identities.
“We found that unless you keep a razor-like focus on being a professional site, it will digress into a social site,” she says.
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