In 2006, Christian Mayaud came up with a genius idea of LIONs – LinkedIn Open Networks. There was no connection limit; you could see the exact numbers of connections on profiles and the 4th level connections. But then, as now, people outside of your network were “invisible,” shown in search as “LinkedIn Member” with no details – and you were invisible to them as well. Imagine a business gathering where you can only see people you know or people who know them – it does not make sense!
“LION” means that the person would not “IDK” – say “I