LinkedIn is 😕

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Dear LinkedIn, this is stupid. You are making some false assumptions here.

  1. You’re telling me, “try mentioning someone in a comment". Do you think I don’t know how to do that? If you were cognizant of my past activity on your platform, you would know that I am capable of mentioning people in comments. I do it when I think it is appropriate.
  2. You are pushing me to work to get more views for my post. Have I told you or signaled in any way that this is my objective? Not really. But you assume that more views, more likes, more comments, more engagement, more attention spent on that post is “good”, don’t you? It might be good for you. It’s probably one of your platform’s KPIs. And hey, if you care so much, please go ahead and show my post to more people. That’s totally up to you (or your algorithm).
  3. What you want, but not communicating clearly, is, that I work (more) for you. I don’t really want to. It doesn’t feel like we’re well aligned here.
  4. I didn’t ask for these types of “tips”, you know? It’s not really a notification. It’s not relevant. It’s simply spam. And that’s disrespectful.

So are we becoming friends? I don’t think so.



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