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If you were hoping that LinkedIn would quietly go away, you won’t be happy with its acquisition by Microsoft

26th June, 2016
Linkedin: a fancy recruitment site?

So Microsoft has taken over LinkedIn. This reflects the fact that we’re in a new era of the corporate takeover, apparently. It’s a thing. And Microsoft is extremely rich, so it had $26 billion to spend on what’s generally regarded as the key social network for the business community. And it went for it. This is very nice for everyone concerned.

Except, perhaps, for those of us who are self-absorbed...

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