Amusing Gallery Reveals the VERY Bold Attempts to Use LinkedIn as a Dating App

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Never combine business with pleasure! Hilarious Photos Reveal VERY Presumptuous Personal Messages From LinkedIn Users Seeking Love

  • WorldWideInterweb collected interactions on LinkedIn from around the world
  • Among the posts is an engineer from the UK who claims to be looking for a friend
  • Another user tried to set up a date after wishing him a happy birthday

From job interviews to business advice, LinkedIn has helped thousands of professionals with their careers – but some seem to like to mix business with pleasure on the platform.

WorldWideInterweb has compiled a selection of interactions from social media users around the world who have attempted to use the site to help them with their love lives – including someone who tried to arrange a date after sending a birthday message.

Another funny exchange came from an engineer in the UK, who sent their social media and email address hoping to start a friendship.

Here FEMAIL reveals the unusual methods some have used to try and get a date using the app…

WorldWideInterweb has gathered a selection of LinkedIn interactions from around the world - including a man in the UK who sent over his social media and email address hoping to start a friendship

WorldWideInterweb has gathered a selection of LinkedIn interactions from around the world – including a man in the UK who sent over his social media and email address hoping to start a friendship

Study something!  A man, believed to be in the US, messaged a woman in his class complimenting her smile instead of talking to her in person

Study something! A man, believed to be in the US, messaged a woman in his class complimenting her smile instead of talking to her in person

A LinkedIn user, whose location is unknown, mentioned their achievements and aspirations while trying to impress someone

A LinkedIn user, whose location is unknown, mentioned their achievements and aspirations while trying to impress someone

Another person was advised by a 'beautiful' man to download Tinder after asking to chat about non-work related things

Another person was advised by a ‘beautiful’ man to download Tinder after asking to chat about non-work related things

A reason to celebrate!  A LinkedIn user, whose location is unknown, was speechless after a fellow user tried to use his birthday as an excuse to meet up

A reason to celebrate! A LinkedIn user, whose location is unknown, was speechless after a fellow user tried to use his birthday as an excuse to meet up

One person claimed they couldn't 'resist' the writing after seeing a fellow Linkedin user's photo and they suggested they exchange further messages

One person claimed they couldn’t ‘resist’ the writing after seeing a fellow Linkedin user’s photo and they suggested they exchange further messages

Another person mentioned their preferences for building a lasting relationship and made assumptions based on a user's profile

Another person mentioned their preferences for building a lasting relationship and made assumptions based on a user’s profile

Unanswered love!  A user, whose location is unknown, messaged a woman on LinkedIn in hopes of sharing a 'mutual benefit' in the future

Unanswered love! A user, whose location is unknown, messaged a woman on LinkedIn in hopes of sharing a ‘mutual benefit’ in the future

Straight to the point!  Another person, whose location was unknown, didn't offer much in the way of gossip before asking for a nude photo

Straight to the point! Another person, whose location was unknown, didn’t offer much in the way of gossip before asking for a nude photo

A LinkedIn user was surprised to find a chat in her inbox from a person she had never met before

A LinkedIn user was surprised to find a chat in her inbox from a person she had never met before

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