It takes a 10-sec glimpse at the LinkedIn page to realize how productive, successful, and virtually unstoppable the people on there are. They did it all—got major investment, took their company profits through the roof, made sure their employees feel like literally the most loved people on this planet, raised six kids, went bankrupt, and started life all over again.

But there’s something suspiciously woke and hyper-inspirational going on on this platform, and the Twitter page “The State of LinkedIn” is dedicated to exposing the not-so-pretty side of these posts.

“LinkedIn is a breeding ground for lies & brown-nosing. Exposing the worst. We are in no way associated with LinkedIn, so class us as a parody,” states their description and 174.4K followers couldn't agree more. So let’s see some of the screenshots right below!

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Lauren Caswell
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4 weeks ago (edited)

"😂" she said unprofessionally

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Sum Guy
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4 weeks ago

This is why it is now hard to believe any real heartwarming stories on the internet these days

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To find out more about The State Of LinkedIn, Bored Panda reached out to its creator @Brooke_Smedley, who, along with the co-creator @HarryBarnes1, has been working on the project roughly for three years now. “The State Of LinkedIn originally came as a spin-off from one of our other pages, @_DHOTYA, where we found the submissions surrounding LinkedIn-based scenarios.”

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Pau Tea
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4 weeks ago

Basically all corporate world, using pompous words to bulls**t their way into high level positions...

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Sum Guy
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4 weeks ago

Wow... see what I was saying earlier, the internet is just fiction now

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The authors then came up with the idea of creating its own page, then it took off from there. “The page is roughly about 2-3 years old and has always had a slow and gradual increase, we’ve never really had a massive influx of followers at once,” Brooke_Smedley said and added: “it seems a lot of people share a common interest in the strange posts that you can come across on LinkedIn.”

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Two_rolling_black_eyes
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4 weeks ago

As a job hunter, it actually helps. Haven't heard back from company x in 2'weeks and their HR suddenly checks your profile - need to follow up today with person who viewed.

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Troux
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4 weeks ago

This "non-executive director" is so proud of their new invention. We better not tell her...

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When asked what they think of the LinkedIn culture, Brooke said that “I don’t use LinkedIn, mainly because within my job I don’t really have a need to. However, I can understand how it can be important for some people within their working environments.”

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Douglas Turner
Community Member
4 weeks ago

Hey, I met that guy! I think he's still talking about himself. Or to himself. Something like that...

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Alicia Butterfield
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4 weeks ago

That feels like every platform

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Ali Dimashkieh
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4 weeks ago

Humility at its best!!!

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“I think it’s changed from what it was originally designed to do and has turned more into an attempt of a business Facebook where people are more interested in likes and engagements as opposed to what it was created for,” the creator of The State Of LinkedIn explained.

“People seem to get a handful of likes and comments and realize they’ll attract more engagement by following that approach,” Brooke concluded. The Twitter creator duo also runs a few more super popular Twitter pages like @StateOfSelling, @_StateOfFB, @_StateOfTweets and @_DHOTYA (“Didn’t Happen of the Year Awards”.)

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I want cake
Community Member
4 weeks ago

You what? So this prick assumes that his interns should be poor, and punishes them for not being poor? How the f*** does a boss have anything to say about an employee's personal belongings anyway? It's insane how many people confuse wealth with personal worth.

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Hans
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4 weeks ago

Wow, this is so embarassing that it hurts.

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Jan Jansen
Community Member
4 weeks ago (edited)

With a heart heavy as a stone he sat behind his mahogany desk engulfed in the warm yellowish light of his turn-of-the-century banker's lamps, while he read yet another publisher's e-mail rejecting his manuscript. Apparently his style of writing was deemed to be 'archaic' and 'over the top'.

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Evil Little Thing
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4 weeks ago

And then everyone clapped.

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Troux
Community Member
4 weeks ago

How would you like to have your patience tested every day? Congratulations, you're just the kind of doormat we're looking for!

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Bow, I’m a Slytherin
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4 weeks ago

Glasgow mate

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James016
Community Member
4 weeks ago

You has no choice but to listen to her since she just ran you over

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Sasy
Community Member
4 weeks ago

A long hard think that had him believing trees are fiction...

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Sum Guy
Community Member
4 weeks ago

That's a weird way of promoting your business, by comparing it to a deadly virus that devastated economies

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Sum Guy
Community Member
4 weeks ago

So, no life?

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Sum Guy
Community Member
4 weeks ago

You laugh but this is a pandemic... people out here even try to get their home appliances in pictures. They will have fancy toasters and coffee makers in places that don't make sense

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I want cake
Community Member
4 weeks ago

Really, nunchucks? What kind B-grade movies has this guy been watching to think that any biker-looking guy will 'go berserk' in a random place because someone on the phone told him to?

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I want cake
Community Member
4 weeks ago

They're not meetings, they're classes, you self-important beetle. And he's probably heard his parent say that on a daily basis so he trotted it out to impress them.

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K Witmer
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4 weeks ago

Ew

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Bow, I’m a Slytherin
Community Member
4 weeks ago

I believe I can see the whole numberplate. Oops..

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Aaleyah _ aesthetic
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4 weeks ago

The cringe tho...

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Sum Guy
Community Member
4 weeks ago

People can't help themselves... they have to brag

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Stuart Smith
Community Member
4 weeks ago

so the moral of the story is you should work for peanuts?

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Tiggy Darling
Community Member
4 weeks ago

3. Place after the 'E'.

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LottieH
Community Member
4 weeks ago

🐂

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Troux
Community Member
4 weeks ago

Pro tip: Don't work for the guy that is dumbfounded by the concept of a sick day.

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