Once limited to face-to-face interactions, professional networking now has a place in the social networking world as well. For example, business-focused social platform LinkedIn is close to becoming a majority activity among UK business professionals. A March 2014 study conducted by EY and Populus found that 49% of business professionals in the country had a LinkedIn account.
However, respondents didn’t appear to be actively using the site to network—at least with many people. Around half of those who did use the social platform only had between one and 50 connections, and less than 10% had between 51 and 100. Read the rest at eMarketer.