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Microsoft's Foray into Social: The Linkedin Acquisition


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Microsoft acquired Linkedin for US $26.2 Billion on June 13, 2016 at $196 per share. The acquisition will enable Microsoft to jump onto the "internet", and embrace social fully. Microsoft will add Linkedin into its products. For Linkedin, the move will help them recover from the decelerating growth.

For Microsoft, next acquisition targets could include Twitter; Pandora; GitHub; Slack.

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