You can post misinformation on Linkedin, and there are no consequences

It’s official: unlike Medium, Linkedin has confirmed that it will not remove posts that misuse my name under the grounds of misinformation.

After the initial report, and a request for a review, Linkedin determined ‘After reviewing the content, we didn’t find any violations of our policies.’

Summary: I reported the misinformation as misinformation to Linkedin. Linkedin says this misinformation is not misinformation.
Linkedin screenshot. Text reads: 'The following posts are misinformation, and they each misuse my name. / I have reported this misinformation as misinformation. / Linkedin says this misinformation is not misinformation.'

There are more than the ones in the screenshot, but they were the only ones I could find on Startpage, which has an anonymous viewer (Linkedin blocks you from seeing anything that you have reported, so you can’t make further reports about it if logged in, or follow up with their defamation form).

Here are the offending posts, with the part omitted so that they don’t benefit from inbound links from here.

This party, Nexorank, falsely claims to be in a partnership with me. A screenshot was posted on March 14. The post is still there. My comment has been deleted, which tells you all you need to know about Nexorank’s lack of ethics.
My comments calling out Humaira Agency were deleted, though they initially responded. What’s the bet that their commenters are bots that they control? Linkedin is at least a decade behind at detecting these.
I reached out to Edward Standley via email asking him to reconsider this post, and to report fact rather than fiction. Assuming he received my email, then he prefers fiction. A pity, because there are others who have made corrections and kept the keywords.

It’s the era of Newspeak (or is it Webspeak?), inspired by Semrush (which has articles out there claiming that they fight misinformation—contrary to any experience I have had), and propagated by Linkedin and Google. Say one thing and mean the exact opposite, like the Deutsche Demokratische Republik.

With standards like these from the US tech sector, no wonder there is a chunk of people there who don’t care about defending democracy.

The only thing I can do is let Linkedin users know, and the general public know. I may have to inform the media next.

There’s no point believing anything on Linkedin because people can say whatever they want with wild abandon and no consequences. If you thought your feed was already full of wank, wait till you start getting hit with this stuff.

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