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LinkedIn Kills Controversial ‘Intro’ Feature After Just Three Months

LinkedIn Intro embedded LinkedIn profiles into your iPhone email app

LinkedIn Intro embedded LinkedIn profiles into your iOS Mail app

Just a few months after its launch, LinkedIn has made the call to kill controversial feature LinkedIn Intro — which embedded LinkedIn profiles inside your iOS Mail app.

Despite being a cleverly designed solution, LinkedIn Intro was cricitized almost immediately for being invasive and a potential security risk. Security firm Bishop Fox described the service as “a dream for attackers.

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