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Saturday, October 16, 2021

LinkedIn said it would shut the version of its professional-networking site that operates in China, marking the end of the last major American social-media network operating openly in the country.

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Folding LinkedIn. Unfolding InJobs.

LinkedIn China to eliminate social features, launch new InJobs recruitment portal
kr-asia.com

...LinkedIn is making changes to its services offered in China. The professional networking platform's social media functionalities will be shut down later this year, and new job listing features will be added, reshaping LinkedIn's China service as a portal purely for recruitment.

The decision was made due to "a significantly more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements in China," LinkedIn said on Thursday in an announcement. The company later posted an open letter on Weibo, saying the adjustments reflect a change in its business direction....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-16 11:00 AM | Reply

Next stop, Taiwan.

#2 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-10-16 01:11 PM | Reply

@#2

Yup.

China is already starting to tighten the screws on Taiwan.

It is just a matter of time now.

I feel sorry for the person who happens to be the US President when China decides to significantly increase the pace of assimilation, similar to what has happened to Hong Kong these past few years.


#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-16 06:53 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#3 Hong Kong was a hundred year lease. Taiwan is not remotely comparable.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-10-16 07:17 PM | Reply

@#4 ... Taiwan is not remotely comparable. ...

In our eyes, that may be a correct statement. But the relevancy of it is moot because...

I remain to be convinced that China agrees with your view.


#5 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-16 10:08 PM | Reply

Taiwan is not remotely comparable.

#4 | POSTED BY SNOOFY

Any Democratic freedoms that Taiwan may have secured for its posterity will vanish when China decides to crush them like an annoying bug just like they have in Hong Kong.

#6 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-10-17 09:56 AM | Reply

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