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Which preposition should I use when referring to the possibly abstract place where I saw a job ad? E.g.

I am writing to apply for XYZ. I saw the job advertisement at LinkedIn. OR I saw the job advertisement in LinkedIn.

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    For a website such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, etc., I would use "on" (ie "on a webpage"). "I found the article on Google." "I saw the job advertisement on LinkedIn." Here's a link that might help: strategiesforparents.com/…
    – myacorn
    Commented Jan 5, 2022 at 9:36
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    This older thread might answers this question, too: "This question has been asked at Stack Overflow" vs. "on Stack Overflow"
    – myacorn
    Commented Jan 5, 2022 at 9:38
  • The usual prepositions and their contexts are: in a newspaper or magazine, at a physical location such as a recruitment organisation's office, and on a website or notice board. The reason for the last one is probably that, originally, websites were closest in feel and style to public noticeboards. They are also divided into "pages" and the preposition "on" is used for items located on specific pages, for example "I saw your advert in the Clarion, on page four."
    – BoldBen
    Commented Feb 10, 2022 at 22:08

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