The magic of the internet is that a company can have a huge, even ubiquitous presence, but a relatively small staff and an even smaller consumer-facing staff. We’ve featured a plenty of examples over the years: Facebook, Gmail, Skype… Time to add LinkedIn to the list. S. is in charge of social media for an unnamed organization, and has been trying to make LinkedIn’s way of sorting employers recognize the organization’s structure. It’s not happening, and there’s no clear way to reach someone with power at the site for help.
If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: When you’re trying to commit a burglary, do not take a few seconds to see what your MySpace pals are up to. Just ask the teen thief in Washington state whose cunning caper fell apart when he decided to surf the web.