LinkedIn vs Xing


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LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. 250 million+ members. Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities.
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Xing
XING is a social software platform for enabling a small-world network for professionals XING lets you choose which details you want to share with other people.
Comparing LinkedIn vs Xing is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like LinkedIn has more user-friendly interface than Xing because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that LinkedIn is more popular than Xing

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- LinkedIn makes its messenger smarter (in 2017)
- LinkedIn launched own advertising network (in 2017)
- New LinkedIn tool tells businesses about who’s visiting their websites (in 2017)
- Microsoft integrated LinkedIn with Dynamics 365 (in 2017)
- LinkedIn gets closer to CRM (in 2017)
- LinkedIn launched new desktop version with chatbots (in 2017)
- LinkedIn now allows to figure out the salary you deserve (in 2016)
- Salesforce wants to block Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn (in 2016)
- LinkedIn unveiled e-Learning service (in 2016)
- Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B (in 2016)

Looks like LinkedIn was recently more active than Xing (at least in our news).