I would like to start this post by stressing on the fact that I really, really like LinkedIn. If I had to be present on only one social network and leave all the others, it would definitely be LinkedIn.
I’ve been there since 2009, and though this is not really a long time, contrast this with my brief presence on Facebook, which I left after only one year. I deleted my account five years ago and could not run away fast enough. This is another story entirely, but suffice it to say that I couldn’t take the childish posturing and narcissist behavior for very long.
And yet, even LinkedIn sometimes introduces features that look like a great idea at first, and then turn out to be a minor annoyance – only to become, with time, downright irritating.
I am talking, of course, about LinkedIn endorsements. Continue Reading →