Journoterrorist: I just got kicked off of LinkedIn – for joking about LinkedIn

Kicked off LinkedIn

By Michael Koretzky

Last week, I created a LinkedIn account. I’ve resisted that for a long time, because as my LinkedIn headline said…

I want nothing from you. Obviously, I’m doing this wrong.

And as I explained in my profile…

Journo terrorist logoI’m not selling or buying anything. I guess I just want to meet other journalists or journalism consumers who feel slightly out of phase with the world like I do.

We’ll need to help each other, because if you’re like me, LinkedIn is a scary clique of desperate people who write things like this (which is real, by the way): “Process innovator with a track record of developing value added tools and procedure that improve service quality.”

I don’t understand what that means. I hope I never have to.

Last Thursday, only two days after I posted that, I couldn’t log in. Instead of my profile…

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Journoterrorist blog is an individual blog written by Michael Koretzky and does not reflect any idea or opinion of the Society of Professional Journalists. Michael Koretzky is editor of and is Region 3 Director of Society of Professional Journalists.  @koretzky