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LinkedIn was slammed on Twitter when users’ passwords were hacked on the business social network. On Wednesday, over six million passwords were posted to a hacking forum, representing over 4% of total LinkedIn users. LinkedIn responded by asking people to change their passwords on their blog and through a press release. In this Future of Engagement episode, host Murray Newlands looks at LinkedIn’s response and how it helped mitigate damage:

Alerti Twitter sentiment analysis of the LinkedIn fiasco, June 6 to June 8, 2012: