LinkedIn private user data has gone public

2012/05/31

More than 50% of relevant users in sample affected

This article is for people who think if they set something to “only my friends (connections or network) are allowed to see this,” only their friends should be able to see it.

I have recently learned that my privacy settings on LinkedIn have been ineffective for some time. Information that several of my connections and I set to be private within LinkedIn has been copied over to at least one other website and can be found on Google.

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