Social Access Control

Social data such as activities, shares, ugc posts, and social actions can only be managed through APIs by authorized members who have specific access detailed in this document.

These access restrictions apply to all endpoints in the Activities API, Shares API, UGC Posts API, and Social Actions API.

These restrictions also apply to URN decoration of Activity URNs, Share URNs, UGC Post URNs, and Comment URNs returned by any other LinkedIn endpoints such as (but not limited to) adAnalyticsV2, adCreativesV2, organizationalEntityShareStatistics, etc.

The authorized member must be the author of the personal posts and any related social actions being retrieved.

Creating and Updating Personal Posts

The authorized member can author personal posts as themselves and can only update personal posts that are authored by them.

Retrieving Organizational Posts

The authorized member must have a role of ADMINISTRATOR or DIRECT_SPONSORED_CONTENT_POSTER on the page to retrieve its posts and related social actions.

See LinkedIn Page Administrators - Overview and Organization Access Control for details.

Retrieving Posts with Organizational Mentions

The authorized member must be an ADMINISTRATOR of the page to retrieve personal or organizational posts where that organization is mentioned and related social actions.

See LinkedIn Page Administrators - Overview and Organization Access Control for details.

Creating and Updating Organizational Posts

The authorized member must have a role of ADMINISTRATOR or DIRECT_SPONSORED_CONTENT_POSTER on the page to create or update its posts.

See LinkedIn Page Administrators - Overview and Organization Access Control for details.