Authors: Danielle Moser + Renee Zung
It seems that LinkedIn has become a breeding ground for fake profiles. So, how can you tell when if an invite’s legit or not?
Here are some hints on how to spot a Fake LinkedIn profile:
If you answered NO to more than 3 of the criteria above, we recommend using Google and searching the web for the image / photo. (If using Chrome browser, do that by right clicking the photo to search the web for it.) We’ve discovered many fake profiles by searching the photo alone.
Still not certain? There is still no need to connect; click the X (Archive Invite) which ignores it. Or select the X (Archive Invite and the option of Don’t Know this Person OR Report as Spam.
Which is your favorite tip?
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