LinkedIn Town Hall on Racial Inequality Takes a Wrong Turn Due to Anonymous Comments

CEO Ryan Roslansky issued a quick response

Will things be awkward when LinkedIn employees return to offices like this one in San Francisco? Andrei Stanescu/iStock

LinkedIn held a town-hall meeting via videoconferencing platform BlueJeans earlier this week to address racial inequity, but its decision to allow anonymous questions from employees backfired in a big way.

@9Number9 David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.