Log In with LinkedIn Credentials

Is it safe to use my LinkedIn login on third-party or external partner sites?

Last Reviewed: 05/08/2012
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We allow select external partner websites and applications to use the LinkedIn API (Application Programming Interface) to customize your user experience with them.

  • Only grant access to third parties you trust with your LinkedIn network information.
  • When prompted, you'll click a button that says something like "Connect with LinkedIn" or "Log in with LinkedIn".
  • If it's a legitimate LinkedIn connection, a separate browser pop-up window will appear and the URL in the browser will contain the "www.linkedin.com" domain name.

You can always remove access you've given to specific applications and external websites when you view your applications or turn on or off data sharing with all third party applications from the Groups, Companies & Applications section of your Settings page.

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