Who are those ‘People You May Know’ in LinkedIn’s suggested connections?

 

Some thought-provoking ideas about how LinkedIn figures out who to suggest to you

LinkedIn People You May KnowThis question came up recently in my circle of colleagues about how LinkedIn chooses who to recommend to you for connecting.  The question was prompted when LinkedIn suggested connecting with someone the person had only had email connection with and about an Airbnb opportunity.  So how did LinkedIn know to make that recommendation?  No one had connections in common, no looking at each other’s profiles, no other apparent interaction…

Check out this account by someone familiar […]