The problem with LinkedIn

I used to admire LinkedIn. It served a purpose, had a solid business model and meant recruiters could easily find me and contact me. LinkedIn had the amazing advantage of doing three things that could seemed contradictory at first glance but worked in its unique ecosystem:
Provide me with a convenient place to host my resumeAllow me to contact recruiters and peersDo so without being an addictive platform like Facebook or Twitter (my personal opinion)
Basically, the sweet thing about LinkedIn is that you could just create your profile and only log in when absolutely necessary such as when you changed jobs or earned a new qualification. LinkedIn had a definite purpose and everybody was using it the way it was meant to be utilized: as a platform to connect recruiters and prospective candidates and to allow professionals to grow their networks and showcase their skills.

Then, things changed. People started using LinkedIn as a way to get in touch with key executives to sell their products o…

Online moderation by the newspapers of Mauritius

The newspapers of Mauritius have often complained that they are not treated as they should and that sometimes their voice cannot be heard due to governmental interference.

Maybe they should rethink their comment moderation strategies on their website first as my comments are rarely posted on their websites. And my comments are perfectly innocent: no swear words, no insults, no trolling and no spamming. Yet, it's a miracle if one of my comments is posted on a newspaper website ,whether it be L'Express or Le Défi (which I'm not even going to bother visiting again because the layout is so bad).

Or it could also be that they don't bother moderating comments that are posted several days after the articles have been published.

...I need to rethink my comment posting strategy.

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