In some very welcome news for those of us who are often targeted by LinkedIn scammers and spammers, there’s a new rule that’s finally going to eliminate annoying spammy emails on the platform – individuals can only send 100 invites per week.

LinkedIn recently started cracking down on the number of invites people can send out per week to 100.

That means it’s much easier to be put in LinkedIn jail. And that means that you can’t just send out connection requests without really thinking about to whom you’re connecting

Before this, the maximum number of invites someone could send per week was dependent on an algorithm of their invite acceptance rate combined with some account activity measures.

This limitation will greatly reduce the number of spammy accounts running on LinkedIn.

When you reach the weekly invite limit, you’ll receive a warning note similar to this:

“You’ve reached the weekly invitation limit. Connections benefit you more when you know them personally, so we have weekly limits to encourage better networks.

For people you don’t know, you can follow them to see their posts or send an InMail instead. If you’d still like to send an invitation, please try again next week.”

In my opinion, no one should be sending that many LinkedIn connection requests per week. While having a lot of connections is good – it’s always about the quality of them. And always be strategic in who you invite into your network – this is your brand.

Remember no one likes to be spammed. Be strategic with the invites you send and receive.