Microsoft has acquired social learning platform Flipgrid for an undisclosed sum. The platform that lets students create videos for learning, is going to be free for all educators after the acquisition. Additionally, Microsoft is providing a prorated refund to every educator who upgraded in the past year.
Flipgrid is used by millions of students, educators, and families in over 180 countries, according to the company.
Read the announcement by Flipgrid VP of Engagement Joey Taralson here: https://blog.flipgrid.com/news/bettertogether
Read a blog post by Eran Megiddo, CVP, Education of Microsoft here: https://educationblog.microsoft.com/2018/06/flipgrid-microsoft-education/
Watch a video by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Flipgrid:
[Image/video courtesy: Microsoft]