8/12/2011

LinkedIn has come under fire after launching an opt-out system that allows marketers to bake users' names and photos into their social ads. The move drew comparisons to Facebook's failed "Beacon" offering, with some pundits noting that LinkedIn's sophisticated audience might be less inclined to forgive and forget than Facebook's users have been. "Not giving users the ability to make that choice before they are signed up shows a disrespect for them that's hard to ignore," Mathew Ingram writes.

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