….and he turned out to be a dud of a connection, (not responsive, not reliable as a referral, so he is a lost cause!)
…and she didn’t actually have the credentials and/or skills her profile said she had (she lied or exaggerated and you found her out!)
…and the Group I’m in, or the company profile I followed, is no longer relevant to my then-anticipated needs (so why stay attached?)
Those are just a few real-life reasons you need to cut bait with people or groups or companies.
Keep LinkedIn tidy, folks.
This self-imposed vacuuming will free up your Home Page to turn your attention to the more relevant material coming your way.
And to answer the most frequently asked question I get in my sessions: no, your connection will not get a LinkedIn message saying you disconnected from him/her. Or the whole Group will not get a notice. Or the company will not be notified that you stopped following it.
Whew! Now you have some housecleaning work to do…