LinkedIn, the social media giant, has started publishing details of what each university’s students do after graduating.
When users register with LinkedIn – a social network for professionals with more than 238 million members worldwide – they are asked to give information about their alma mater and their employment history. Now, these data are being aggregated and displayed on dedicated university pages that can be accessed by anyone.
When the service was launched in August, 200 university pages from institutions around the world went live, including 24 from the UK. The network has a goal of 23,000 over the next few months.
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