What’s the LinkedIn connection:
The word “Connection” however, has a special meaning in LinkedIn. It actually displays how many people you’re directly related to. And that of course with decided by those following people.
The basic reason is, LinkedIn is known as a social site. So, fundamentally that requires a base with known people in a single circle. And when you include your people to your circle, that’s familiar as a connection in LinkedIn.
However, there are types of connections on LinkedIn. 1st, 2nd & 3rd-degree connections. 1st-degree connections are directly connected to you. Rest is related to you through the people in your network by order.