Is LinkedIn’s future business television?


Owen Thomas writes for Business Insider about how LinkedIn could be a competitor to CNBC in the future by getting into televised business news and information.

Thomas writes, “At the Ignition Mobile conference in San Francisco Thursday, Nishar suggested that in 10 years, when you walk into a room with a television in the morning before you go to work, you won’t turn on a TV set and listen to an anchor read headlines selected by a producer.

“Instead, you’ll see all the news you need to know from your network — much as you get from LinkedIn Today, the professional network’s personalized news service, on its website and mobile app today.

“Nishar pointed out that we’re already watching television on 4-inch screens — smartphones — and 22-inch screens—monitors attached to our computers.”

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