Some social media platforms try to be everything to everyone, but LinkedIn is different. The service offers a lot of features to its 364 million registered members, but it's also uniquely focused and specifically tailored for working professionals. The eight people we love to hate the most on LinkedIn share similarities with folks who annoy us on social media in general, but it is the useless mix of personal and professional on LinkedIn that drives us batty.
If you see yourself in any of these terrible characters, take a lesson from the following slides, consider the common mistakes these people make and then take action to reserve your course. If you recognize any of these people in your current set of LinkedIn connections, don't jump to conclusions and immediately disconnect. However, if the time comes when you have no choice but to cull these characters we recommend swift and decisive action.