Ever few weeks, I receive an unsolicited requests to add a new person to my LinkedIn Connections.
I review it and if I know that person, I add them in.
Depending on my gut feelings, I will either add an invitee I do not know, or sit on it for a while.
If I oblige a requester that I do not know, I will more likely than not, message that person and try to determine what is the basis for their invite.
Yesterday was one of those days where I added someone and shortly thereafter messaged them to find out why they sent me a request in the first place.
I have yet to hear back from the person, actually a company.
I am glad that my Linkedin Connections are better protected than I am.
I will suggest that you manage your connections visibility by accessing
I have opted to not share my Connections with anyone outside of Self.
The other option, likely the default option, is to allow “Your Connections” to view each other.
I like the GUI work that some of the Web Sites are employing. No Save Button. Make changes and they are auto-saved and you have a visual object to indicate that things are taking of.
Web sites evolve and if the link referenced above should change, please use the Help button to seek follow-up advice.
Here is the URL to Help.
who can see your connections
We opted for “Controlling who sees your Connection List” Link.