Twitter has debuted custom profiles for businesses’ agents, so people don’t think they’re talking to bots.
Microsoft Buys LinkedIn.
Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the company announced. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of the social network for professionals, reporting directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Under the terms of the acquisition, LinkedIn will maintain its "distinct brand, culture, and independence." The deal is expected to be completed this calendar year.