Reid Hoffman

Reid Garrett Hoffman (born August 5, 1967) is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching.
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  • LinkedIn Allows Influencers to Create 30-Second Videos

    … at where they work and hear their honest thoughts on topics central to the professional world, such as these videos from Reid Hoffman, Leila Janah and Tomasz Tunguz on how artificial intelligence will change the workplace. When an influencer you follow posts a video, that video will appear directly in your feed. From there, you can dive in to see…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 34 readers -
  • Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn in $26.2 Billion Deal

    … Microsoft announced Monday morning that it has agreed to acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share, or $26.2 billion. The two companies said in a press release that Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and that LinkedIn co-founder, chairman and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman and Weiner “fully…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Google Facebook- 11 readers -
  • The Web Will Kill Apps

    … Lots of the “apps are killing the web” meme going around these days, with the latest batch of casket sealant come from no greater validator of commonly agreed upon wisdom than the Wall St. Journal. “The Web Is Dying; Apps Are Killing It” argues Christopher Mims, and it’s hard to argue with him given the preponderance of current evidence. I…

    John Battelle's Search Blogin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Here are 33 LinkedIn Tips for you to Tweet!

    … status updates? Use @mentions when you post. @HubSpot Tweet: Don’t be a wallflower. Your profile is 5x more likely to be viewed if you join and are active in groups. @LinkedIn Tweet: When introducing yourself, don’t be self-centered. Be generous, genuine and focus on the other person. @EmmieMartin Tweet: Looking for a new job on LinkedIn…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 21 readers -
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