Duplication in LinkedIn URLs across profiles
This is a sample of duplication in LI URLs across profiles.
All the examples I've looked at have different data (for the URL). It looks like it's the same person, just a difference in the profile. For example, in the most repeated URL example of linkedin.com/in/bengolub, in 8 of the records he has a job_title field of executive chairman and chief executive officer and in the other 8 has a job_title field of executive chairman and interim chief executive officer. I then looked at the set of 8 profiles with the title executive chairman and chief executive officer . Those are very similar, but have different job_last_updated timestamps and the location differed between the two (one had ['san francisco, california, united states'] and the other had ['san francisco, california, united states', 'los altos, california, united states'].
There are 89,731 URLs which have duplicate profiles and a total of 180,796 profiles;
5.5mm profiles total in pull.
Customer researched 50 profiles and dup LI URLs were the same person.
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