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Microsoft shuts down LinkedIn in China

4 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Microsoft has revealed its plans to shutter its localized version of LinkedIn in China later this year though the company isn't giving up entirely on helping Chinese professionals find jobs online. First launched in February of 2014, the localized version of LinkedIn for the Chinese market was created with the aim of furthering the business networking site's mission to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. At that time, Microsoft was well aware that it would have to adhere to the requirements of the Chinese government on internet platforms when...
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Microsoft Shuts Down LinkedIn in China Due to Challenging and Strict Internet Law

Microsoft Shuts Down LinkedIn in China Due to Challenging and Strict Internet Law

4 days ago   |   By Tech Times

Microsoft tried to change the features of LinkedIn to adhere to the law, but it has now become impossible since the law became stricter.
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LinkedIn will be discontinued in China later this year

LinkedIn will be discontinued in China later this year

4 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

LinkedIn today announced that the current localized version of LinkedIn in China will be discontinued later this year. LinkedIn will be replacing the current LinkedIn service with InJobs, a new, standalone jobs application for China. Unlike LinkedIn, InJobs will not include a social feed or the ability to share posts or articles. Our new strategy for...
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Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China

4 days ago   |   By BBC

The company will offer a jobs-only site with no social-media elements, instead.
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LinkedIn to End Service in China, Citing ‘Challenging' Environment

4 days ago   |   By NY Times

The Microsoft-owned service had censored posts in China, in compliance with the country's laws, to operate there.
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Microsoft to shut down LinkedIn in China over 'challenging operating environment'

4 days ago   |   By Engadget

LinkedIn will shut down the Chinese version of its service later this year. The company cited "a significantly more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements in China" as the reasons for closing the local edition of its social network for professionals. "While we've found success in helping Chinese members find jobs and economic opportunity, we have not found that same level of success in the more social aspects of sharing and staying informed," LinkedIn said in a statement. As such, the company isn't abandoning China completely. It's working on a standalone job...
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