So..the old 'spam your members with crap' strategy isn't panning out then?
LinkedIn is looking for a few million dollars more from the market so it can increase its capital and its public float. The social business network wants to raise the funds with a secondary offering of around $100m worth of its own shares, with another $400m or so coming in from stocks sold by existing holders. "The proceeds …
and that's probably why their mail servers end up in spam block lists, their spam is blocked and then they have annoying messages saying that their annoying spam messages are being blocked.
However, I find that the users spamming their users are worse; and even as a moderator, you can't get profiles kicked off even when there are 20 identical profiles with no content at all, just to be members of groups to spam.
A few months ago I cancelled my LinkedIn account because they were getting more aggressive (and sneaky) about "opting me in" to sharing information with advertisers and partners. I expected that kind of crap with facebook, but not linkedin. I was surprised by how quickly they destroyed my trust.
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