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The LinkedIn Trials: Envisioning Professional Ethics

There is corruption on LinkedIn. It’s something that goes on unnoticed by most, but exists nonetheless. In spite of noble efforts from some users, people’s attempts to get ahead in the professional world have been beset by a slew of frauds and scammers (the admins) who have resorted to using the social media platform for their own personal gain. This post will discuss the various trials LinkedIn users find themselves facing.

Linkedin is discriminatory of those who are different under the Equality Act 2010.

Freedom fighters are being silenced on LinkedIn

The first trial facing most LinkedIn users is the fact that freedom fighters are being silenced. Platforms like LinkedIn have implemented a measure to censor those who speak out against oppression or against major corporations and governments. For example, people who have posted about topics like Black Lives Matter or the Hong Kong protests often find their posts removed from their profiles and are blocked from sharing their messages. The solution to this issue is to take measures to ensure freedom of speech on the platform. This can be done by increasing penalties for those who attempt to silence voices of potential victims of de facto and de jure discrimination.

As an ambitious young lady, I had decided to take the plunge and venture into the professional job market. I was encouraged to join LinkedIn, a popular social media platform tailored specifically to job seekers. I was full of enthusiasm and thought I would use the platform to grow and thrive. Little did I know, the “LinkedIn Trials” I was about to embark on would be much more challenging than I had anticipated.In the beginning, it seemed very intimidating – the bright, sleek platform, full of promises and hopes of professional behaviour. But look at how they treat the least advantaged.