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Facebook getting search history from Gmail, LinkedIn and Twitter

Recently, in my Facebook search bar I've noticed it shows "recent searches" that I didn't search on Facebook. For instance, I looked at Paul Graham and Scott Adams' Twitter feeds. This showed up in my ...
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People see my connections on LinkedIn, despite the setting set to “only me”

Why can people, who are among my connections, see all my connections (even if they're not common to both), even though on privacy settings I selected "only me" to see the connections? Another buddy, ...
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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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Add or Remove my Date of Birth on Linkedin

Does anyone know how to add or remove your own birthday on Linkedin. When you google this all the answers are about removing birthday notifications, or are relevant to the old linkedin and no longer ...
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How to remove dates from position history on LinkedIn?

There used to be a way to remove all dates and months from a position's history and instead say something like "duration: 1 year" instead. If you try to delete the years currently it prompts for ...
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How to view Pending LinkedIn Connections message?

When people send me a LinkedIn invitation to connect, I used to be able to view the message they sent. It seems to have disappeared recently, how do I see the message before I accept or ignore their ...
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How do I add only a subset of new endorsed skills to my LinkedIn profile?

When somebody has been endorsed for skills beyond what they put on their own LinkedIn profile, LinkedIn presents them with a list of these skills at the top of the profile, along with thumbnails of ...
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How can I hide the “add to network” proposals in LinkedIn's People You May Know page?

When I click on "Add to network" it will send an invite to the person (but will not be customisable) asking them to join and create an account. I don't want this. How can I hide the “add to network” ...
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Is it possible to view connections of strangers on LinkedIn?

I'm really new to LinkedIn, and via searching on Google I couldn't find how to do this. Is it possible, or do you have to be connected with that other person?
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Calling LinkedIn guided profile setup parts directly

I want to call a specific part of the profile guided setup from my web app, so that users can fill their profile at the correct part. I know this one works; http://www.linkedin.com/profile/guided?...
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Changing “Willing to Move/Relocate” setting in a LinkedIn profile

I remember setting the willing-to-relocate/move field when I first created my LinkedIn profile. I need to change it now, but I cannot find the setting anywhere. I have tried searching for will, move, ...
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How To Delay Post On Geeklist

If I put a post on Geeklist (which is then posted to Twitter and/or LinkedIn), is there any way to delay the posting?
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“Distributed” membership approval in LinkedIn Groups

In LinkedIn Groups, is it possible to allow all members to approve pending membership requests? Facebook has this feature and it is a great boon to group membership for restricted-entry communities (...
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How to filter out search results in LinkedIn sales navigator

I would like to filter out LinkedIn sales navigator search results to exclude people to whom I already sent connection proposal, but I can't achieve that. I don't whether this is possible but maybe ...
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How to make LinkedIn require a message for connection requests?

I'd like to make LinkedIn require a message from people sending me a connection request. Where can I find this setting? I've tried looking through the settings screen but couldn't find it. Searching ...
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LinkedIn Contacts API

I have a question. How to obtain access to the Contacts API from LinkedIn (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/linkedin/shared/integrations/people/contacts-api)
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How to request permission for Linkedin basic_profile?

We have developed a signup via LinkedIn app. We currently get the default “lite profile” but need access to the “basic profile” We’ve tried reaching out to all parts of LinkedIn but to no avail. The ...
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How to handle “Say Congrats” notification on LinkedIn, if it is already handled?

So, LinkedIn has "Home", where you have a roll of posts from your contacts. There, usually I'm notified if they have a anniversary or something, and I usually like/comment there. But then, EVEN if I ...
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How to stop LinkedIn from sending repeated invitations to my contacts

I accidentally "asked" LinkedIn to send invites to my contacts. Now it's sending them repeated, multiple invites. How do I disable this? Everything I found was for an older UI of Linkedin and the ...
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How to sort connections in social networking site LinkedIn

I see a LinkedIn profile site by default shows the connections sorted by most recent connections. But what if I want to display the first 10 people I connected to? On my LinkedIn profile, first 10-15 ...
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How to arrange images in LinkedIn after uploading to its Experience section

As explained here we can upload images to the Experience section of LinkedIn profile. But after the images are loaded (as shown here), if you want to rearrange/order them in certain order how would ...
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Any idea about missing “people also viewed” on LinkedIn

Why are the "people also viewed" results no longer appearing on my public profile on LinkinIn. I have it set to show "people also viewed" and it has shown this in the past. Any ideas?
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LinkedIn keeps suggesting connection on Login even though I rejected them

Whenever I go onto LinkedIn (or, almost every time), I get a screen saying: A LinkedIn connection means you’ll never lose touch Invite your contacts onto LinkedIn to keep up with their careers. ...
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How do you prevent your connections from seeing your work anniversaries on LinkedIn?

Every year I get a flood of "Congratulations on your work anniversary" posts or e-mails from random recruiters / students / co-workers/ whoever. I want to prevent that from happening. I've already ...
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How to connect or re-link person under specific job role?

Before when connecting with new people I could see the dropdown whether the person is a friend or colleague, so I could select in which company/role I was working with that person. Now, I've added a ...
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How to disable elements in LinkedIn news feed?

Does anyone know how to block or disable several annoying elements in the LinkedIn feed: "People like you..." (are watching, are learning, etc.) "Trending in..." (your region, industry, research, etc....
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How can I see other people's “industry” on LinkedIn?

Is there a way to see other people's "industry" field on their profile? It seems to me that it used to be publicly visible in the old interface, but under the latest major UI redesign I am unable to ...
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How can I see full 3rd level profiles on LinkedIn?

My friends LinkedIn account (which is not a paid account) shows full profiles for 3rd level connections including who they are connected to that is 2nd level to the profile: Whereas, I only see an ...
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How to bypass the need for registration in order reply to an invitation?

I recently received an invitation on Linkedin from someone who share my field in IT. I think I have enough passwords to memorize, and I dislike http based social networks. However, he send the ...
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Make media public

I have added media to my LinkedIn jobs, with pictures of products I've worked on, links to videos, and more. However, they do not appear on my public profile, which means people looking for employees ...
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How LinkedIn knows my dentist?

I called my dentist recently to schedule an appointment. Didn't have to do any web searches since I already had the number. Once there, I did not make any payments with my credit card, didn't even ...
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Hide Pulse posts from LinkedIn feed

I want to hide Pulse posts in Firefox, I use uBlock Origin and filters for AdBlock do not work in uBlock.
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On LinkedIn, can a link to an external PDF file easily be shared?

I know that you can set up custom URLs for a link that allows people to share a webpage on LinkedIn. This is the example LinkedIn give: https://www.linkedin.com/shareArticle?mini=true&url=http://...
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How to increase LinkedIn X-Ray search result count?

I am using LinkedIn X-Ray Search to get information. Problem: Maximum number of results is 1000. I had tried start=1001 it is not working. How to overcome this problem?
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Track group invitation conversions

I have a friend/client who likes to promote a few LinkedIn groups he manages on his blog and through other social media platforms. He does all this just for fun, so he's not looking to invest much ...
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Multiple Projects on LinkedIn

I work for a company that has many projects running, a lot of which are in maintenance. I get moved between projects as need be, for example when we are waiting on new requirements for one project, I ...
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List all polls that have been created in an interest group on LinkedIn

Is there any way to list all the polls that have been created in a given interest group on LinkedIn?
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How can I list all the posts I have written in a given interest group on LinkedIn?

I wrote a few posts in an interest group on LinkedIn: How can I list all the posts I have written in a given interest group on LinkedIn?
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Does LinkedIn sometimes require sign-in to view profiles?

For a few weeks, LinkedIn has been requiring me to sign in before I'm allowed to view profiles, including my own. I know it's not simply an invitation to join LinkedIn because: There is no "skip" ...
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How often are linked image refreshed in a LinkedIn profile?

I added a linked image in my LinkedIn profile: how often is it supposed to get refreshed?
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“Sorry the results for this poll are no longer available.”

I posted a poll one year and a half ago in a LinkedIn group. It now says: Sorry the results for this poll are no longer available. Does that mean the moderators removed the results for the poll? ...
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How do I see my InMail statistics in LinkedIn?

I saw a post, InMail response rate - people are showing their InMail response rate. How do I see this?
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How to resend a request for a recommendation on LinkedIn?

I keep getting this message when I click on request a recommendation: You have already sent George a recommendation request for this position How can I resend it?
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How can I prevent LinkedIn from showing my name to others in their feed as a group/brand's without having to unfollow it?

How can I prevent LinkedIn from showing my name to others in their feed as a group/brand's without having to unfollow it? I don't want my name to show up as part of such promoted post, and any other ...
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LinkedIn is unable to import email contacts

I used to be able to export my Gmail contacts to LinkedIn, but from last evening, it does not work anymore. As the screenshot shows, it says "We are unable to import your email contacts. Please try ...
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How can we only see newly-imported people while importing email contacts to LinkedIn?

I have a special mail list containing more than 1000 people. The emails are in a CSV file and have also been imported to a special Gmail (xiaoyuan201026@gmail.com). Now, I want to import this email ...
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How to remove media from a specific individual 'experience' / job role entry on user's profile in LinkedIn?

I attempted to add a web-link to a specific experience entry (i.e. job role) on my profile on LinkedIn and now I want to remove it, but I can't see where to delete when editing that experience entry. ...
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Can I be removed by another LinkedIn designated admin

I am the creator of my company page and for better management I want one of my employee to be designated as admin. As I am reading through the articles it seems he can remove me from admin anytime. Is ...
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How do I cancel a recommendation I have requested from a connection on LinkedIn?

I am trying to resend a recommendation request to a connection whom I sent the request earlier. Linked In does not allow me to resend the recommendation with the error message "recommendation request ...
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What is the correct LinkedIn page cover image size?

I checked the size guide for LinkedIn cover images here For page, they say: 1192 (w) x 220 (h) pixels (min) 1536 (w) x 768 (h) pixels (recommended) Doubt 1: Both have different ratios. Why is ...