LinkedIn Finally Releases a Japanese Version

On Monday this week, an email was sent to LinkedIn users located in Japan announcing the launch of the Japanese version of the business networking site. Coming more than eight years after the launch, this has to be one of the slowest localisations of a popular site ever. Digital Garage (the company behind the successful localisation and launch of Twitter in Japan) originally planned to help produce a Japanese version in 2007, although that never came to fruition. »