Re: new-ish LinkedIn privacy setting - you'll likely want to opt out

Subject: Re: new-ish LinkedIn privacy setting - you'll likely want to opt out
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 17:25:05 -0400

Make sure you check your email and notification settings too. They did
everyone the favor of silently opting every account into receiving 3rd
party advertising.



On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 4:58 PM, Monique Semp
<monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> Hello, writers,
>
> (Sorry for the cross-posting; I want to tell as many people as possible so those of you on multiple lists will receive this multiple times.)
>
> I just learned that LinkedIn recently made a change to their privacy settings, and unless you know about it and change it, the default setting allows your name and photo to be used for third-party advertising.
>
> LinkedIn didn’t publicize it much of course. So you’ll likely want to read this, and likely want to opt-out!
>
> Here’s the info: http://brandimpact.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/a-box-you-want-to-uncheck-on-linkedin/, and a follow-up post,
> http://brandimpact.wordpress.com/2011/08/11/linkedin-privacy-and-notification-lets-discuss/.
>
> -Monique
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