LinkedIn acquired Lynda last week for $1.5 billion and it represents LinkedIn’s largest acquisition in its twelve-year history. Lynda.com is an online learning platform which lets people take courses on a variety of topics. Topics include anything from web design and learning how to code to courses on body language and managing your time better. LinkedIn explained that it acquired Lynda to create a better experience for LinkedIn users. For example, LinkedIn users will be suggested courses from Lynda that will improve their career prospects or allow them improve their skills at their current job.