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A decade and a half after the publication of Chris Anderson’s book, most creators have lost out to the aggregators

Fifteen years ago, as Silicon Valley was recovering from the dot-com bust, David Hornik, a long-time VC at August Capital, started seeing a recurring theme in pitches from startup founders: overt references to a new term called “the long tail.” …

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How the professional platform became a site that millions of people check every day — even when they’re not looking for a job

Like most people, Goldie Chan turned to LinkedIn because she was out of work.

It was the end of 2017, and after years of working in digital marketing, she was taking a one-month sabbatical before she figured out what to do next. Scrolling through her LinkedIn feed, which at the…

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