How LinkedIn Tricked 20 Million People into Tweeting about LinkedIn

How LinkedIn Tricked 20 Million People into Tweeting about LinkedInImage via LinkedIn

Social media celebrity isn't exactly the stuff of dreams, but for some people it can mean quite a lot. 

Take the 20 million LinkedIn members who received emails from the company this morning congratulating them on being among the top 10% most viewed profiles. The emails let them know if they were among the top 1%, top 5% or top 10%.

That's all well and fine, but considering LinkedIn has 20 million users, according to BuzzFeed FWD who spoke with Keen.io, it might be a bit of a stretch to say 20 million of them are among the professional elite. 

Still, the recipients couldn't resist clogging Twitter with their not-so humblebragging. 

Here are a few: 

Top 1%

Top 5%

Top 10% 

[via BuzzFeed FWD]

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