The mysteries of the Gnomes explained.
One of the keywords that puts a post into automatic moderation here at Making Light is “linkedin.” Why? Because we’ve had so much spam from folks trying to drive traffic to their Linkedin profiles that we had to do it.
It will therefore be very difficult to discuss this next bit: Linkedin has added a new feature, turned on by default, that allows them to use your name and picture to advertise goods and services to third parties.
Check out the new email defaults too, where “Yes, share my data with third party applications” is turned on by default.
Workshop instructions for turning all this off are here.