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: Roberta Hennessey <rahennessey -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 19:56:12 -0400

Thank you for posting this. When I just checked my account it was still
active.

Bobbi

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 7:34 PM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>wrote:

> Ah, someone on another list found that as of today, LinkedIn is back
> pedaling :-)
>
> http://latimesblogs.latimes.**com/technology/2011/08/**
> linkedin-social-ads-will-stop-**displaying-users-names-photos-**.html<http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/08/linkedin-social-ads-will-stop-displaying-users-names-photos-.html>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Monique Semp
> Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2011 1:58 PM
> To: TechWR-L
> Subject: new-ish LinkedIn privacy setting - you'll likely want to opt out
>
> 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/<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/<http://brandimpact.wordpress.com/2011/08/11/linkedin-privacy-and-notification-lets-discuss/>
> .
>
> -Monique
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