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How To

DISCONNECTING FROM SOMEONE ON LINKEDIN

Maybe you've realised a connection on LinkedIn is not a great connection for you professionally, or maybe their more interested in spamming you than creating a meaningful connection. Whatever your reason, here's two short videos to show you how to disconnect on LinkedIn from your phone app or browser:

Step 1:   Go to your profile and click your follower count.

Step 2:  Scroll down and select the follower you want to disconnect from.

Step 3:  Click the three dots (phone app) or the 'more' button (browser) for the menu.

Step 4:  Click 'remove connection' and confirm.

REPORTING AN IMITATION FACEBOOK PROFILE

When you realise there's a copy of your personal Facebook profile out there, pretending to be you and sending friend requests to your friends... reporting an imitation profile only takes a few seconds.

Here's a short video to show you how followed by written step-by-step instructions:

Step 1:  Go to the fake profile.

Step 2:  Click the 3 dots button (under the blue 'add friend' button).

Step 3:  Click 'Find support or report profile' in the menu that pops up.

Step 4:  In the next pop-up menu, select 'Pretending to be someone' and then tell Facebook who is being imitated.

Further resources:

    Facebook's help article on this topic.

    Facebook's help article on reporting an imitation Business Page.

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