5/6/2016, 8:51 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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LinkedIn acquires Run Hop to improve content

LinkedIn Corporation announced early on Friday that it bought small startup Run Hop Inc. in an attempt to improve its user feeds and make content more engaging.

No price was disclosed for the startup that was founded in 2014 and enabled users to see content in accordance with their interests. Run Hop’s founders Pete Davies and Evan Solomon are now joining LinkedIn’s team. Solomon will be in charge of LinkedIn’s publishing and content sharing policy.

LinkedIn cited acquiring the talent of the co-founders as essential to the buy.

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