New Linkedin Context Based Advertising “Feature” affects user privacy

A new feature was added to linkedin and has created somewhat of a stir, if you don’t want your profile or photos showing up in advertising you may want to take the following steps:

1. Login

2. Go to the top of the page where your name is shown

3. Click Settings from the drop down

4. Click on the left hand tab that says “Account”

5. Under “Privacy Controls” Click on “Manage Social Advertising” then uncheck the setting.

6. Then go to “Turn on/off enhanced advertising” and uncheck that setting as well.