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Man Who Uses LinkedIn To Make Unwanted Advances Toward Women Has Etiquette Advice He'd Like To Share

Gather 'round, ladies.
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Have you been using LinkedIn as a pickup site? Do you hit on as many women via the professional social networking platform as you do on FurryMate and GlutenFreeSingles? Here's a free pro-tip: consider not lecturing the objects of your unwanted affection after they've turned you down, in addition to not addressing them with the skin-crawlingly spelled "Hunni."


Abigail McAlpine, a marketing consultant in the United Kingdom, posted a screenshot and blasted the bloke who tried to hit on her through the professional networking site. “Please do not use this website like Tinder, I don’t invite these comments with my profile or my work,” she wrote last weekend on a post that has since been liked more than 22,790 times. “I don’t care if it’s blunt, it’s not what LinkedIn is for. It’s becoming far too common.” McAlpine was enraged when she received a private message from a person she identified as Dermot Conway. “You are beautiful,” he wrote to her. She immediately responded: “This is a professional website, please act like a professional.” And that was not the reaction Conway was hoping to hear. “A simple ‘thank you’ would have sufficed hunni,” he shot back. “Be more nice. This is a nice website for nice people.”

Nice people who do things like, for example, write LinkedIn endorsements for men who call them 'Hunni.' Ball's in your court, Abigail.

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