LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M, Signals Shift to Publisher Role

Subscription site LinkedIn has recently acquired news aggregator and app creator Pulse for $90 million, according to the LinkedIn’s blog. The acquisition allows LinkedIn
Subscription site LinkedIn has recently acquired news aggregator and app creator Pulse for $90 million, according to the LinkedIn's blog. The acquisition allows LinkedIn to position itself more as a publisher than social media site. (Russell Perkins, Founder of Subscription Site Central's parent company InfoCommerce Group, speculated last Friday that LinkedIn may be becoming the iTunes Store for B2B sites, and this acquisition only backs up this claim.) For those of you unfamiliar with Pulse, the app…...

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