LinkedIn Settles $13 Million Email Lawsuit

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Most business professionals either have an account with, or are familiar with the social media website LinkedIn. You may also be familiar with the numerous amount of emails you receive from them regarding connection request, which can sometimes be annoying. Well, the site has just settled a $13 million lawsuit over the “Add Connections” feature on its site, where it would automatically send email request to people on your behalf, based on the people on your email contact list.

LinkedIn sent out an email this past Friday, informing its users of the class action settlement, which will affect members who used the sites “Add Connections” feature between September 2011 and October 2014. Users were saying that unwanted emails were sent on their behalf. As of now, all affected parties who filed a claim can receive up to $1,500 each, but the actual amount still needs to calculated based on how many people filed claims against the site.

What are your thoughts on this issue? Do you feel the Add Connections feature is annoying?

Patsie Girl on Tour!

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On October 25th, 2015, Patsie Girl will be hosting its 3 year business anniversary celebration, along with the official Atlanta product launch for its brand. Patsie Girl is a company that specializes in natural products for women of color, and is going on tour to launch its products to various cities around the country.

For more information about this event and to do your RSVP, please visit: www.patsiegirl.com/events

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