LinkedIn is developing tech to stop itself from spamming you

Nothing is quite as joy killing as realizing the only new messages in your inbox are automated emails from LinkedIn. LinkedIn knows this, and it’s begun addressing the issue to prevent its website from becoming the ultimate bane of every email user’s existence. The solution is a new internal software tool LinkedIn is calling Air Traffic Controller. Building on its successful initiative earlier this year to chop the amount of emails it sends users in half, LinkedIn is now developing the system to send only emails and notifications that it feels are relevant to how you use the service.

LinkedIn’s goal is to annoy users as little as possible. Its new tool will now monitor how often you check LinkedIn, use your preferences and habits to…

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