Hate speech, symbols, and groups are prohibited on LinkedIn. We remove content that attacks, denigrates, intimidates, dehumanizes, incites or threatens hatred, violence, prejudicial or discriminatory action against individuals or groups because of their actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, caste, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or disability status.
Slurs and pejoratives used to demean others on the basis of their inherent traits
Promoting or expressing support for hate groups or ideology via symbol or otherwise
Expressions of disgust towards or superiority over people or groups on the basis of inherent traits
Misgendering or deadnaming of transgender individuals
Calls for exclusion or banishment of a specific group based on inherent traits
Wishing that members of an inherent group die or suffer as a result of violence or serious disease
Negative stereotypes, rooted in inherent traits, that reinforce harmful attitudes or behaviors against individuals or groups
Subhuman characterizations, including comparisons to insects, animals, filth, disease, and denial of existence
Holocaust denial or misappropriation of Holocaust symbology
Denial of slavery in the United States
We may label rather than remove content that evokes hateful rhetoric (including slurs) in the context of counter speech, reclamation, or members’ personal experiences with racism, sexism, ableism, and other forms of prejudice or discrimination.
We also allow members to call out actual or perceived hateful, prejudicial, or discriminatory conduct, provided such content doesn’t otherwise violate our Harassing and inflammatory content policies.