LinkedIn Giving Their Members More Control


LinkedIn announced today that it is giving users more control over their data on the network.

The most interesting new feature is the ability for users to export personal data, including the ads they have clicked and the targeting criteria LinkedIn uses to show people ads.

Here’s the full list of what you’ll get within 72 hours of requesting your LinkedIn data:

  • Registration information
  • Login history including IP records
  • Email address history and statuses
  • Account history including account closures and reopens
  • Name information including the current name on your account and any previous name changes
  • A list of your 1st degree connections
  • Photos that have been uploaded to your account
  • Endorsements you’ve received
  • List of skills on your profile
  • Recommendations given and received
  • Group contribution
  • Your search history
  • Content you’ve posted, shared, liked, or commented on
  • Mobile apps you’ve installed
  • Ads you’ve clicked on
  • The targeting criteria LinkedIn uses to show you ads

 

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