posted this on May 03, 2012 03:33 pm
Q: What is happening to SlideShare?
A: LinkedIn acquired SlideShare’s technology, customer relationships and website. In addition, SlideShare employees will be joining LinkedIn as employees.
Q: What happens to my SlideShare presentations, account and data?
Q: How will SlideShare services be maintained going forward?
A: The current SlideShare service will operate as-is. Over time, we will explore various ways to integrate SlideShare’s functionality into our broader LinkedIn offerings.
Q: Will SlideShare users need to become LinkedIn members to continue using the service?
A: SlideShare’s registered users will continue using their registration credentials to log into their accounts. LinkedIn will operate SlideShare as an independently operated entity.
Q. I’m currently a SlideShare PRO user, how will this acquisition impact my subscription service?
A. For now, all subscription packages will remain the same without any changes to price/features.