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March 1, 2013, 1:02 p.m.
LINK: online.wsj.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   March 1, 2013

It’s no scientific survey, but the WSJ’s London editors are asking how much its readers use LinkedIn. (It’s attached to this story about “the ugly duckling of social media.”) The results at the moment: 52 percent use it every day, with another 27 percent using it more like once a week. WSJ readers = LinkedIn target audience.

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