As of today January 2015 there are there are more than 330 million profiles, 2 million jobs, 3 million companies on LinkedIn.
If you did not have a Premium LinkedIn membership finding the right contacts was very difficult.
Linked in has now made few of their exclusive search features available for all members.
e.g. Name Search – It possible for all members to find who they’re looking for– whether they are in your 1st, 2nd or even 3rd degree networks.
For a complete list of updates visit this post on official LinkedIn Blog.