LinkedIn will stop repeatedly copying iOS clipboard

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LinkedIn will now stop repeatedly copying content from the iOS device clipboard. After a user highlighted the seemingly privacy-invasive practice earlier this week.

Before the app used to allow to copy content from the clipboard to perform. An equality check between what a user is typing and what’s in their clipboard. The behavior was discovered in the new privacy features in iOS 14, which is currently a limited beta version for developers. The new privacy features in iOS 14, now notify users when copying content from another app or device.

Recently Tik-Tok has also faced the same problem of copying clipboard content, they called it an anti-spam feature.