# Invasion of privacy
Newsflash: LinkedIn Monitors Our "Private Messages"
I wish I was fabricating this, but I'm not. Do you know what feels absolutely awful? Waking up in the morning to find an email from a friend alerting you to the fact that the so-called "professional community" website commonly known as LinkedIn, is spying on us.
Sale of Employee Surveillance Software Skyrockets During Pandemic
Surveillance software may not have been as widely used as it has been during the pandemic when many employees started working remotely. Commonly known as "Tattleware" or "bossware," tracking software is installed in company-issued devices and is then used to monitor employees such as the websites they visit, who they are communicating with, or even audio and video recordings.