In this video, Motley Fool analysts John Reeves and David Meier discuss LinkedIn's (NYSE:LNKD) announcement this week that it would be selling a secondary offering of an additional $1 billion in new shares. David discusses why this was a great move for the company despite the share dilution, and how he thinks LinkedIn will use the additional cash.

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