LinkedIn Privacy & Safety

What to Do If Your LinkedIn Account Gets Hacked

From an email from LinkedIn Customer Service to someone whose account had been hacked: Option 2: Regain access to the account by signing the following affidavit of identity before a Notary Public. Once notarized, this […]

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LinkedIn Privacy & Safety

UK Exec Forced Out Over LinkedIn Profile Dispute

The Telegraph reports that HR executive John Flexman has filed a case for constructive dismissal against his former employer, BG Group, over a dispute over his LinkedIn profile. Like millions of other professionals, Flexman thought […]

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LinkedIn News

SEC Charges Adviser with Defrauding Investors via LinkedIn

On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Chicago-area investment adviser, Anthony Fields, with fraudulently promoting more than $500 billion in fictitious securities on several social media sites, including LinkedIn, and issued two […]

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LinkedIn Privacy & Safety

Leaky LinkedIn – HP Exec Shares a Little Too Much

It seems a less-than-circumspect HP executive let a little too much show on his LinkedIn profile: Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) Vice President Scott McClellan gave away more than his job status when he mentioned the computer […]

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LinkedIn Privacy & Safety

Connection Browsing and Reciprocity

One LinkedIn feature that has been the subject of some debate is the Connections Browse feature. In a nutshell, Connections Browse allows you to let your immediate connections see your list of immediate connections. LinkedIn […]