Microsoft Folds LinkedIn Social-Media Service in China

Microsoft Corp.’s MSFT 1.30% LinkedIn said it would shut the version of its professional-networking site that operates in China, marking the end of the last major American social-media network operating openly in the country.
LinkedIn, in a statement Thursday, said that it made the decision after “facing a significantly more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements in China.”
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In March, China’s internet regulator told LinkedIn officials to better regulate its content and gave them 30 days to do so, according to people familiar with the matter. In recent months, LinkedIn notified …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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