How LinkedIn led to sleazy messages for woman

PROPERTY manager Taylor Henderson joined social network LinkedIn to make business contacts and promote her work.

She did not expect to fend off unwanted advances from men using the site as if it were hook-up app Tinder.

Last month Henderson, 22, took the bold step of posting a public message on the site asking for men to stop sending her unsolicited personal inquiries including offers of dates and questions about her marital status.

"I posted an article in June about tenants and landlords, which got shared and I got lots of new contacts, which is what LinkedIn is about," she said.

"But then there were so many guys asking if I was single, if I wanted to go on a date."

Ms Henderson said one man in particular asked her very personal questions such as whether she'd had children, which could have "changed her figure".

More on this at Brisbanetimes.com.au



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