Aug 12, 2011

LinkedIn Makes Changes to Social Ads Following Privacy Uproar
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Social Media

Via Scoop.itinternetbillboards

After receiving user backlash for its newly launch “social ads,” LinkedIn addressed privacy concerns by changing the ad formats.

LinkedIn introduced its new social ad formats in June — the Facebook-like ads integrate member activities and information into advertising.

The ad format pulls in relevant connections from a user’s network into banner ads, using those members’ photos and names. Upon launching the ads, LinkedIn explained that users could opt out at any time.
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