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“LinkedIn (Version: )”:

Manufacturer of the IMS

  • LinkedIn Corp.
  • URL: (Visit Homepage)
  • Nature of provider / distributor: Private enterprise
  • Nationality of the manufacturer: United States - California

Type of the IMS / Class of the IMS

  • Class of the IMS: Class 1

Supported languages

  • England: English

References for the IMS

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?

State of IMS deployment

Distribution of the IMS

Geographic scope

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?: Closed

State of IMS deployment: Available

Distribution of the IMS: Commercial

Geographic scope: Global

Hard and software requirements of the IMS

Standard browsers (e.g. Firefox, Internet Explorer etc.)

Installed base of the IMS (Userbase)

20.000.000 as of 18.03.2008

Interoperability and supported standards

Proprietary platform, interface to Google-Mail phone books to import contacts.

Server-side component(s)


Client-side component(s)

Browser, java script enabled

Description of functionality / features (client and server)

Main functionality

Social network

Purchase costs in EUR


Flow charts of the IMS

Screenshots of the IMS

Other file resources


Evaluator of the IMS

Martin Meints (ICPP)

General Comments (free text)

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