In some ways, the creation of LinkedIn was inevitable. So much of social media is all about self-promotion, and it is an important part of most careers. Most of it also sucks, so from the very start, the social network for professionals was going to be a race as to who could be the cringiest poster with their eyes on the eternal hustle.
Yep, LinkedIn is seen as a necessary evil for many of those who want to get ahead. However, there are many, many more who seem to actively enjoy making deranged posts and boasting about their “achievements” for all to see. At least it sometimes produces things that are as amusing as they are horrifying, which can be seen in some of the examples below. The things people will say to give themselves a better professional foothold can get pretty crazy, but that isn’t going to stop them.