RIP free speech on LinkedIn
They're banning journalists in China
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‘LinkedIn blocked the profiles of several U.S. journalists from the company's China-based platform this week, citing "prohibited content."’ Here.
The NBA. Hollywood. And now LinkedIn.
I typically don't venture out of my lane in this newsletter. But I spend so much damn time on that damn site my disappointment needs to be voiced.
Everything has a price. And I guess that includes free speech.
LinkedIn’s core business isn’t social media. It’s hosting the world's largest crowdsourced company directory. And China is pretty damn large.
So they had a choice: ban free speech or lose money. They chose the former.
To that I say: 👎