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LinkedIn Pauses Changes to Lynda.com After Libraries Raise Privacy Concerns

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LinkedIn has temporarily delayed planned changes to Lynda.com, a popular education-video library the company bought in 2015 for $1.5 This summer, LinkedIn announced that it would require users of Lynda.com to create a LinkedIn account to get to the video collection. billion, after libraries around the country raised privacy concerns.

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As LinkedIn Learning Subsumes Lynda.com, Library Groups Raise Privacy Concerns

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Libraries have long been enthusiastic subscribers to Lynda.com, offering their patrons access to the once-upstart company’s collection of educational videos on a range of topics. Currently, to access Lynda.com in a library, a person logs in using their library card and a PIN. LinkedIn acquired Lynda.com in 2015 for $1.5

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OMG it’s Lynda from Lynda.com

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After a little chatter she reveals she is THE Lynda from Lynda.com. Walking to the Edutopia meetup I asked directions from a woman near me. Turns out we were going to the same event. I had to get a picture with her. Lynda If you […].

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5 #GR8Finds #ThisWeek 04.10.15: Google Field Trips to Science Museums, LinkedIn to buy Lynda.com, 25 Google Search Shortcuts, Kids Summer Reading List 0-YA

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LinkedIn to buy Lynda.com. GR8Finds #This Week #WeAreMaunaKea field trips Google Maps Google search LinkedIn Lynda.com summer reading' My list is very v-e-r-r-r-y selective --my own crème de la crème curation. Generally, three to five #GR8Finds. April 10, 2015 Five solid keepers this week! Google Field Trips to Science Museums!

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Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition

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TPG was also a backer of Lynda.com, an early pioneer in online video instruction, which was acquired by LinkedIn for $1.5 TPG, the private equity firm behind the deal, is an investor in other edtech companies through its social-impact arm, The Rise Fund. These include DreamBox Learning, EverFi, InStride and Renaissance Learning.

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LinkedIn’s New Learning Platform to Recommend Lynda Courses for Professionals

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If that offering sounds like what one might find on Lynda.com, which LinkedIn acquired 18 months ago. The new product, LinkedIn Learning , includes all 5,000 courses published on Lynda.com, and any new courses created will be published on both platforms. Today the social media site for professionals. billion , that’s because it is.

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As LinkedIn’s Video Library Grows, Company Says It Has No Plans to Compete With Colleges

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It has been just over two years since LinkedIn shocked the industry by buying Lynda.com, a library of video courses, for $1.5 EdSurge: A couple of years ago LinkedIn bought Lynda.com for a whopping 1.5 Golding: I joined Lynda.com in 2011. You taught courses at Lynda.com before LinkedIn bought the company.