LinkedIn vs Twitter


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LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. 250 million+ members. Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities.
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Twitter
Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables users to send and read short 140-character text messages, called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, but unregistered users can only read them.
Comparing LinkedIn vs Twitter is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Twitter has more user-friendly interface than LinkedIn because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that LinkedIn is more popular than Twitter

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- LinkedIn launched own advertising network (in 2017)
- New LinkedIn tool tells businesses about who’s visiting their websites (in 2017)
- Microsoft integrated LinkedIn with Dynamics 365 (in 2017)
- Twitter adds location sharing for business (in 2017)
- LinkedIn gets closer to CRM (in 2017)
- LinkedIn launched new desktop version with chatbots (in 2017)
- LinkedIn now allows to figure out the salary you deserve (in 2016)
- Salesforce wants to block Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn (in 2016)
- LinkedIn unveiled e-Learning service (in 2016)
- Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B (in 2016)

Looks like LinkedIn was recently more active than Twitter (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which LinkedIn and Twitter meet head to head:

2012 - What if LinkedIn was invented in the 80s? to catch up with Twitter


If you thought job hunting was difficult today, imagine how painful the process would’ve been in the past, without the Internet.