“This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a while. In fact, it stems from something I noticed way back in August of last year. After digging for answers and even a couple attempts at contacting their customer support, I’ve concluded that LinkedIn is by far the creepiest social network.
“The primary reasons LinkedIn is the mustached, trench coat and wire frame glasses wearing mouth breather of the internet are the “People You May Know” and “People Also Viewed” features.
“Let’s begin with the “People You May Know” feature. Every time I sign in, I’m startled by one of the names they suggest. My reactions range from ‘How did you know I know them?’ to ‘There’s no way you should know I know them’ to ‘Ok, I don’t know that person, but they have the same name as someone I do know, and you shouldn’t even know that.'”
Continued at Gizmodo: Is LinkedIn the Creepiest Social Network?