Microsoft is shutting down LinkedIn in China – CNET
Microsoft on Thursday said it will shut down the localized version of LinkedIn in China amid a “significantly more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements.”
The company said its new strategy in China will focus on matching professionals with jobs. LinkedIn plans to launch a new standalone jobs app, called InJobs, later this year in China. The app won’t included social feeds or the ability to share posts or articles, according to LinkedIn.
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LinkedIn, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2016, launched a localized version of the professional social network in China back in 2014.
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October 14, 2021 at 09:15AM