Friday August 12, 2011

Dutch Politicians Question LinkedIn Advertising

You would think a company like LinkedIn would know this was going to be trouble. Hell, Facebook just tried this too and, after backlash from the public, dumped the idea.

LinkedIn has been testing "social ads" since June. Some attach users' photos to advertisements for services they have shown an interest in, and then broadcast them to other members of their networks. Facebook earlier ditched this practice.

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