LinkedIn Hurries to Address Privacy Spat

LinkedIn will make changes to a “social advertising” feature that sparked criticism for using members’ names and photographs in advertisements on its website.

After a day of mounting criticism, the social networking service said in a blog post Thursday that it had been “listening” to its users and “could have communicated” its intentions with the new ad feature more clearly. As a result, it said, it will change how the advertisements appear.

via LinkedIn Hurries to Address Privacy Spat.