There's a great example of LinkedIn's dodgy ads here.
Having miffed users with 'social ads' on its pages, featuring names and pictures of many members who hadn't realised the site had given itself permission to use such details, LinkedIn has now been forced to backtrack.
"We're listening to our members," LinkedIn's Ryan Roslansky spun in a blog the outfit brought to our attention following our yarn yesterday. "We could have communicated our intentions - to provide more value and relevancy to our members - more clearly," he confessed.
"Trust is the foundation upon which the LinkedIn platform is built," Roslansky said, precisely echoing what Google said when it was caught with it privacy pants round its street-snooping ankles. "We'll continue to work hard to earn and maintain your trust, while delivering the most valuable and relevant experience we can," he added.