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Microsoft is shutting down LinkedIn in China

Microsoft is shutting down LinkedIn in China


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Microsoft on Thursday explained it will shut down the localized model of LinkedIn in China amid a “appreciably far more tough operating ecosystem and bigger compliance necessities.”

The organization explained its new strategy in China will focus on matching gurus with careers. LinkedIn plans to launch a new standalone employment app, called InJobs, afterwards this yr in China. The app will not integrated social feeds or the capacity to share posts or articles or blog posts, according to LinkedIn. 

LinkedIn, which was obtained by Microsoft in 2016, launched a localized version of the professional social community in China back again in 2014. It was the past key US-centered social media internet site functioning openly in China. Other social media web sites like Facebook and Twitter have extensive been blocked in China, and Google withdrew from the nation in 2010.