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How do I permanently ignore a LinkedIn request if I don't have an account and don't want to create one?

An aquaintance of mine has sent a request to connect via Linked-In to an email address that doesn't correspond to an actual person, but to a group of people of which I am one. I have ignored the ...
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How to unsubscribe from “LinkedIn Network Updates”?

I still receive "LinkedIn Network Updates" emails even though I configured my settings to not receive them: "Network activity" set to "No email" "Network activity discussions" set to "No email" "Top ...
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How do I delete my LinkedIn account?

I haven't found any option to delete my LinkedIn account. Is there a way to do so?
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How to retrieve accepted LinkedIn invitation message [duplicate]

I prematurely accepted a LinkedIn connect invitation. The invitation had contact information, but I can no longer access the message. Is it lost forever? How can I access the message?
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How can I remove a connection on LinkedIn?

How can I remove someone from my connections on LinkedIn? Someone has been contacting people in my network saying I referred them. Not only is that annoying, it's unprofessional and makes me look bad....
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Is there a way to remove the Pulse updates section on the LinkedIn homepage?

When I log into LinkedIn, I see Pulse updates at the top of my screen, and I find them often not applicable. Is there a way to stop the Pulse updates on the LinkedIn homepage (that is, to remove it or ...
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Removing useless connections from LinkedIn

Social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc) make it very easy to rapidly add connections to your network. But after years of growing that network, one begins to want to trim that network of stale / ...
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HTML, Markdown or Textile support in LinkedIn discussion groups

Does LinkedIn support HTML, Markdown or Textile in their discussion groups? I wrote a long comment in a discussion group on LinkedIn that would have been much easier to read if I could give it some ...
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Complete list of Linkedin Skills

Does anyone know if the complete list of skills used in LinkedIn.com can be exported, or downloaded? I'm building a volunteer website and this would be handy to have.
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Merging two skills with the same spelling but different cases on LinkedIn

Is there any way to merge the endorsements on two skills with the same spelling but different cases on LinkedIn? E.g. Matlab:
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How to view a LinkedIn profile anonymously?

I saw this ad this morning: Is there really no way to avoid the awkwardness? This page describes a solution but the settings menu they are suggesting does not exist anymore.
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Can I get a “network graph” of my LinkedIn connections?

I've just got back in touch with an old friend via LinkedIn. Prior to accepting the connection I saw that he was already a 3rd degree connection of mine and some of the connections were unexpected. ...
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How can LinkedIn know about my Yahoo contacts?

I signed up to LinkedIn using a Yahoo account. I confirmed the address from their email message, but I refused to allow them to access my address book. So the site showed: Confirm your Yahoo! ...
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Stack Exchange user flair on LinkedIn [closed]

Is there any way to add the Stack Exchange user flair on a LinkedIn profile?
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How do I hide Twitter updates on my LinkedIn home page?

Is there a way to remove Twitter updates from showing on my LinkedIn homepage? This is just flooding my LinkedIn stream with redundant data that I don't want to know.
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How can I remove the Pulse news feature from my LinkedIn homepage?

I'd like to remove the Pulse news feature from my LinkedIn homepage. The LinkedIn help page says: The Pulse news feature cannot be removed from the homepage. Learn how to customize the channels ...
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How can I import an hResume into LinkedIn?

I have a public CV at careers.stackoverflow.com which supports the hResume format. I understand that LinkedIn supports hResume format. How can I import my careers.stackoverflow.com resume into ...
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How can I delete the Summary section of my LinkedIn profile?

I find my Summary section of my profile to be a bit bland, and I would like to delete it altogether until I write up something nicer. Most other sections will automatically delete themselves when ...
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How can I see all my updates on LinkedIn?

Does there exist a way to see all my updates on LinkedIn?
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How to disallow people to be employee on my company on LinkedIn?

I created a company profile on LinkedIn. Some people who work with us say they worked at this company. Is there a way for company profile admins on LinkedIn to get requests when people say they worked ...
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How to hide out-of-range locations for LinkedIn news feed “jobs I may be interested in”?

I am a frequent user of LinkedIn, especially the news feed. The news feed includes activity updates from my network of contacts as well as LinkedIn suggestions about jobs I may be interested in. For ...
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How to resurrect one's Amazon Reading List data in Shelfari?

As some of you may know, Amazon Reading List was a LinkedIn app that disappeared from LinkedIn recently (early 2013, I think). (The app page still exists, but if you try to "add" the application, ...
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How to display self-employed on LinkedIn experience

I've been looking for a solution on how I can display my self-employed experience like this:
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How do I give another person admin rights to a company profile so they can edit it on LinkedIn?

Someone else at my company created a LinkedIn company profile for our business. Both of us will be doing a lot of editing for it though. It would be nice if we both had the ability to edit the blog ...
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Can a non employee be an admin for a LinkedIn company page?

Can someone outside my company be a page admin for a LinkedIn company page? I work as a Digital Media Consultant and often assist in social media efforts and set up for clients. I need to be able ...
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How to hide specific education in LinkedIn profile?

Is there a way to hide specific school in LinkedIn profile? I mean hide not completely remove.
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How is it possible to get 51 groups in LinkedIn?

The FAQ says: How many subgroups can I be a member of at one time? 50. How is it possible to get 51 groups? https://www.linkedin.com/anet?dispSortAnets=&trk=my_groups-h_gn-settings :
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Opening someone's LinkedIn profile in private browser session tracks visit back to me

I was logged in to LinkedIn, and saw a colleague's name as a link on a page. I copied the profile link, opened another browser (in Private/Incognito mode), and visited the profile. (This is the ...
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How do I get LinkedIn to email my new primary email address?

I've recently changed the main email address I use. I put the new address into LinkedIn, confirmed it, and made it primary. But LinkedIn still sends me all its email on the address that I had first ...
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Is it possible to edit or delete previous experience details on LinkedIn

Is it possible to edit or delete previous experience details on your LinkedIn profile? I had a look at their help page but the method mentioned there seems to be applicable only for the ...
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Is there a way to cancel LinkedIn “invitation e-mail” to my friends?

I made the mistake of inviting some friends to LinkedIn . The result is that LinkedIn will now re-send e-mails a few more times to remind them that they didn't register yet. Is there a way to make ...
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Where can I find my applications in LinkedIn profile

In my LinkedIn profile, I am trying to add GitHub application. When I tried, LinkedIn is showing Error You have reached the limit of applications on your homepage, please remove an application ...
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How to temporary block everyone (including recruiters) from seeing my LinkedIn profile

I am going to publish my CV, but without mentioning the current company, otherwise recruiters will start to push candidates to my place before I leave. And I need to lock my LinkedIn profile which ...
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Visibility of recommendations on LinkedIn

I have a profile on LinkedIn with a few recommendations from others. When I view my own profile, I can see the recommendations. I have been performing a few tests and, apparently, if someone who's ...
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Does LinkedIn access my cookies and Google search history for its suggestions? [closed]

LinkedIn seems to suggest people I may know. I believe, or it's my hypothesis, that LinkedIn scours information located in the cookie files on my computer and in some way accesses the information that ...
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How to filter out job offers from Bangalore/India in LinkedIn?

In my LinkedIn account I am a member of many professional groups where different discussions, job ads, etc. are posted. However I would like to filter out all job ads that come from India, Bangalore ...
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How can I combine and synchronize multiple social networks? [closed]

I've got accounts on Facebook, Xing, and LinkedIn and several mail accounts all over the place. I would like to keep control of all those people, without uploading my whole addressbook to the sites. ...
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Can people see if I read their messages on LinkedIn?

Do they get the "read" receipt after I've opened the message?
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Any way to manage a LinkedIn Ads account through multiple users?

Is there any way to grant multiple users the permission to administrate a LinkedIn Ads account? It would be very handy to monitor complex campaigns.
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How can I import Facebook contacts into LinkedIn?

Importing into Yahoo mail doesn't work for me since it halts at about 300 contacts out of 1500 (known bug).
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How can I rearrange items within Organizations and Courses on my LinkedIn profile?

On LinkedIn I used the profile sections feature to add some courses I've taken and organizations I participate in. The Organizations have dates associated with them but this does not seem to affect ...
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Convert Linkedin page into showcase page

I see that LinkedIn now offers showcase pages so you don't need to have a company page for a product. My company page is Wine With Spirit and I created a company page for one of our products at ...
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What is the search limit on LinkedIn?

When I am searching for any person name or company name on LinkedIn, after 3-4 results it shows: Serenesat, you’ve reached the commercial use limit on search. My question is what is the limit on ...
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I've never logged into Linkedin, but I receive update notifications

I've never subscribed to Linkedin. To me it's a Virus. A past employee, who is no longer with our company, had placed my name in his distribution list of updates. I don't know how to get in touch ...
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Any way to stop LinkedIn from asking for my email account password so it can spam my contacts?

On a regular basis, after logging in to LinkedIn and doing something like accepting an invitation to be "added to someone's professional network", LinkedIn will ask for my email account password. It ...
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Can I limit LinkedIn requests to second degree connections?

I get a number of LinkedIn requests from people I don't know, and who don't know anyone I know (i.e. they're not a 2nd degree connection). I have no idea who these people are, and the requests feel ...
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Why do I have to drop into Google to see the names of connections?

I have a Business Plus account on LinkedIn. If I search for a name and they are outside of my immediate circle, all I get is "LinkedIn Member" instead of the person's name. I get that they want me to ...
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How to stop people tracking my views on LinkedIn?

In LinkedIn, whenever you visit a profile, that person will know that you have viewed their profile. Is there a "settings" page for us to disable this tracking feature?
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How can I change the language in my LinkedIn profile?

My default language on LinkedIn website is Italian and I have compiled my job profile in both Italian and English versions. How can I set the default profile to English for the visitors? Currently it ...
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How can I change a LinkedIn group's email digest from every day to every week?

Can I change the email digest for a LinkedIn group to be sent less frequently instead of every day? Being a member of many LinkedIn groups, I get flooded with emails (potentially drowning out ...