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Man Makes A Mocking Post Poking Fun At LinkedIn Influencers And People Are Cracking Up
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Man Makes A Mocking Post Poking Fun At LinkedIn Influencers And People Are Cracking Up

As you most likely already know, LinkedIn is a social media platform which is considered to be the word’s largest professional network on the internet. Most people seem to be using it to create an online resume, look for jobs or internships, look for potential candidates, and search for new connections. Though there are people who are pretty active on the platform, and at this point, it would be appropriate to call them LinkedIn influencers.

Recently, a post on Twitter went viral in which a guy shared a hilarious, made-up “success story” created by a LinkedIn user meant to poke fun at Linkedin influencers.

This post on Twitter currently has over 400k likes as well as almost 80k retweets

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After some digging, we found out that this story shared by Lumo Solwandle on LinkedIn was actually inspired by one created by another LinkedIn user named Nikhil Narayanan.

And here’s the original post created by a user named Nikhil Narayanan on LinkedIn

Many people agreed with the message this parody was portraying

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And spoke some serious truths

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Some people even started turning this story into memes

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Some were intrigued by the story and had questions to ask

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Some users added to the irony of the post

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And apparently, one user even found a real-life example of the kind of posts this one was poking fun at

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Misterscooter
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I find a lot of professional value on LinkedIn but do see a plenty of people treating it like Facebook and other social media. Some folks see it as another means of getting attention. Don't feed the beast.

Misterscooter
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unless that beast is a dog because it might be a CEO.

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Tiny Dynamine
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Maybe, just maybe, we'll destroy the whole narcissism trend if we keep ridiculing it like this. Don't give up, people!

Gurt B. Frobe
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

For almost 4 years now, nearly every news network has tested this hypothesis and you're not going to like the results.

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Seabeast
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When I had an active LinkedIn profile I'd get suggestions for potential jobs that I wasn't even remotely qualified for. I have no idea how their algorithms work, except... they don't.

Jane Alexander
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You don't have to feed a dog. You just put the food down, they know what to do.

Mimi777
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well he was so overworked and hungry he didn’t have time to eat or feed himself/herself.

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Troux
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Apparently Nikhil Narayanan is a character in Zootopia.

Ruth Mayfly
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Awww, the original post by Nikhil Narayanan is gone and I can't find it. Does anyone know what it said?

Chris DiFonso
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

LinkedIn has become another social media platform that is misused many times each day.

Darwinist
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I hate these ads on Youtube. Everyone of them uses the same f*cking format. Their story line is exactly the same an goes like this, "____'s boss is hiding a secret. ____ leaves work to show it the world. ____ has many benefits like ___ and ___. Don't get scammed by big businesses."

Martha Meyer
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Use an adblocker and you'll never gave to see them again.

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Chris Malme
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1 year ago

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K Witmer
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My old boss is on LinkedIn he is a serial sexual harasser and sexual assaulter. Yes more than one woman has and had made complaints and went to the police. Nothing happened to him at all. Three of the women are suing him bc they have video from a secret camera recording he had but none of us others have any recourse besides outing him on LinkedIn hoping we don't get sued. His name is Leon Barnett and he is a sexual assaulter

Celtic Pirate Queen
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Anybody else think that was completely stupid & a waste of time?

Wim Cossement
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sometimes pleople ask for x years of experience in this or that tech field that does not even exist that long, WTF HR?!?

Jonathan Armstrong
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The undercover boss spinoff, "undercover interviewer". The idea is to find out which canidate is the best for the job by seeing how they react to certain situations.

TheKnightOwl
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I've avoided LinkedIn so far. Managed to score three jobs without it (lost two during lockdown), so don't really see the point. Looks like I'm not missing much.

Misterscooter
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I find a lot of professional value on LinkedIn but do see a plenty of people treating it like Facebook and other social media. Some folks see it as another means of getting attention. Don't feed the beast.

Misterscooter
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unless that beast is a dog because it might be a CEO.

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Maybe, just maybe, we'll destroy the whole narcissism trend if we keep ridiculing it like this. Don't give up, people!

Gurt B. Frobe
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

For almost 4 years now, nearly every news network has tested this hypothesis and you're not going to like the results.

Load More Replies...
Seabeast
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When I had an active LinkedIn profile I'd get suggestions for potential jobs that I wasn't even remotely qualified for. I have no idea how their algorithms work, except... they don't.

Jane Alexander
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You don't have to feed a dog. You just put the food down, they know what to do.

Mimi777
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well he was so overworked and hungry he didn’t have time to eat or feed himself/herself.

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Troux
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Apparently Nikhil Narayanan is a character in Zootopia.

Ruth Mayfly
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Awww, the original post by Nikhil Narayanan is gone and I can't find it. Does anyone know what it said?

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

LinkedIn has become another social media platform that is misused many times each day.

Darwinist
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I hate these ads on Youtube. Everyone of them uses the same f*cking format. Their story line is exactly the same an goes like this, "____'s boss is hiding a secret. ____ leaves work to show it the world. ____ has many benefits like ___ and ___. Don't get scammed by big businesses."

Martha Meyer
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Use an adblocker and you'll never gave to see them again.

Load More Replies...
Chris Malme
Community Member
1 year ago

This comment has been deleted.

K Witmer
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My old boss is on LinkedIn he is a serial sexual harasser and sexual assaulter. Yes more than one woman has and had made complaints and went to the police. Nothing happened to him at all. Three of the women are suing him bc they have video from a secret camera recording he had but none of us others have any recourse besides outing him on LinkedIn hoping we don't get sued. His name is Leon Barnett and he is a sexual assaulter

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Anybody else think that was completely stupid & a waste of time?

Wim Cossement
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sometimes pleople ask for x years of experience in this or that tech field that does not even exist that long, WTF HR?!?

Jonathan Armstrong
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The undercover boss spinoff, "undercover interviewer". The idea is to find out which canidate is the best for the job by seeing how they react to certain situations.

TheKnightOwl
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I've avoided LinkedIn so far. Managed to score three jobs without it (lost two during lockdown), so don't really see the point. Looks like I'm not missing much.

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