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LinkedIn Users Unhappy With ‘Social Ads’ [Headlines]

LinkedIn recently introduced a new form of advertising where it places users' photos in product endorsement ads without their permission.

Caroline Ku

Gadgetwise reports that LinkedIn users are not happy after the company quietly introduced a new site feature called “social ads.” The new form of advertising commandeers a users’ name and picture for product endorsements, but does so without asking users to opt-in to the new ads. Read the entire post here. Nick Bilton/The New York Times.

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