I received the following message from a contact and I am
forwarding it for your awareness and due consideration.
Without attracting too much publicity, LinkedIn has updated their
privacy conditions. Without any action from your side, LinkedIn is now
permitted to use you name and picture in any of their advertisements.
Some simple actions to be considered:
1. Place the cursor on your name at the top right corner of the
screen. From the small pull down menu that appears, select
2. Then click "Account" on the left/bottom
3. In the column next to Account, select the option "Manage
4. Finally un-tick the box "LinkedIn may use my name and photo
in social advertising"
5. and Save
How to inform your connections? Simple: Via Inbox>Compose message in
Linkedin, you can send a message to 50 connections at once. All who will
appreciate being informed.