The First-Ever LinkedIn Ad for TV Announces a Search for an Astronaut

By: Laura McQuarrie - Feb 26, 2016
References: linkedin & wersm
The first-ever LinkedIn ad for TV has been released, featuring a special message for those with a passion for outer space. The announces that NASA is looking for an astronaut and better yet, millions of professionals on the networking platform could qualify for the job.

While the LinkedIn commercial does not specifically encourage people to sign up for an account, it offers a simple reminder of how easy it can be to get your dream job. The advertisement is set to air during the Academy Awards, following an announcement of LinkedIn having 414 million members and counting.

Online companies typically do not rely on TV commercial advertisements, but many of them are branching out into this realm. For instance, Amazon and PayPal are both online giants that were both first-time Super Bowl 50 advertisers this year.