LinkedIn launches in Hindi: Will boost access to millions of people

NEW DELHI: The world’s biggest professional network company LinkedIn on Thursday, announced that they have launched Hindi on its platform, the first Indian regional language on LinkedIn with the objective to support 600 million Hindi language speakers globally.

LinkedIn aims to break down language barriers, through this launch and aims at providing greater access to professional and networking opportunities to Hindi speakers in India and around the world. After this launch of Hindi, LinkedIn presently supports 25 languages globally.

Starting today, the members will be able to access their feed, profile, jobs, messaging, and create content in Hindi using their devices.

The company says, “In India, LinkedIn has been mission critical to helping people connect, learn, grow and get hired during the pandemic and in this new world of work we are in. With the launch of Hindi, now more members and customers can unlock greater value from the platform through content, jobs, and networking, and express themselves in a language that they feel comfortable in.”

“We have witnessed high engagement and member growth in the last year, and it is at this exciting inflection point that we are strengthening our vision to create economic opportunity for ‘every’ member of the workforce and taking down language barriers for Hindi speakers across the world,” says Ashutosh Gupta, India Country Manager, LinkedIn.

LinkedIn would also be working towards widening the spectrum of job opportunities available for Hindi speaking professionals across industries, with the inclusion of more banking, and government jobs. The platform will also be continue adding more Hindi publishers and creators in the upcoming weeks in order to boost member engagement and conversations in Hindi.

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