LinkedIn.com – the world’s largest professional social network on the Internet with more than 300 million members worldwide, just recently acquire lynda.com, a leading online learning- teaching business. The deal was worth $1.5 billion, and it happened sometime around April this year.
Those familiar with online video tutorials should have an idea of how huge lynda.com’s service is. With this deal in place, individual members and organizations have access to a comprehensive collection of top quality courses taught by industry experts, offered in up to 5 different languages.
The deal looks like a perfect match since both companies share similar goals of giving members the opportunity to easily gain the professional skills they need to get hired and advance their careers.
You can read more about the acquisition HERE.