With the launch of Hindi, LinkedIn is now available in 25 languages worldwide.
Aiming to support 600 million Hindi speakers worldwide, LinkedIn, the world’s professional network, today marked a new milestone with the launch of Hindi, the first Indian regional language on LinkedIn. Through this launch, LinkedIn aims to break down language barriers and provide more access to professional and networking opportunities for Hindi speakers in India and around the world. With the launch of Hindi, LinkedIn now supports 25 languages worldwide.
Starting today, as part of LinkedIn’s 1 roll-out in Hindi, members will be able to access their feeds, profiles, jobs, messaging and create content in Hindi on desktop and on their Android and iOS phones. As a next step, LinkedIn will further work towards expanding the range of job opportunities available for Hindi-speaking professionals in various industries, including banking and government jobs. The platform will continue to add more Hindi publishers and producers in the coming weeks to increase members’ engagement and conversations in Hindi.
India is a key growth market for LinkedIn and the second largest market in terms of membership after the United States, with 82 million members as part of a global community of 800 million members. India’s membership has grown by more than 20 million in the last three years (an increase of 15 per cent year-on-year) and it has witnessed a spike in engagement and conversation on the platform since the epidemic.
“In India, LinkedIn has an important mission to help people connect, learn, grow and get recruited during the epidemic, and we are in this new world of work. With the introduction of Hindi, more members and customers will now be able to unlock more value through content, jobs and platforms through networking, and express themselves in a language they feel comfortable with. “
“We have witnessed high engagement and membership growth in the last year, and at this exciting juncture we are strengthening our vision to create economic opportunities for ‘every’ member of the workforce and to overcome language barriers for Hindi speakers worldwide,” said Ashutosh Gupta, Country Manager India. , LinkedIn.