What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables LinkedIn features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to identify your device, secure your access to LinkedIn and our sites generally, and even help us know if someone attempts to access your account from a different device. Cookies also enable you to easily share content on LinkedIn and help us serve relevant ads to you.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit LinkedIn, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that’s in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with LinkedIn faster and more secure. Additionally, cookies allow us to bring you advertising both on and off the LinkedIn sites, and bring customized features to you through LinkedIn plugins such as our “Share” button.