LinkedIn announced today it has agreed to acquire presentation-sharing Web site SlideShare for $118.8 million.
San Francisco-based SlideShare, which helps professionals discover people through content and vice versa, had nearly 29 million unique visitors in March, according to market analyst ComScore. Since SlideShare's founding in 2006, its users have uploaded more than 9 million presentations.
The Mountain View, Calif.-based business-networking giant is buying the San Francisco-based company in a cash and stock deal that is expected to close in the second quarter.
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