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Following the person’s profile is one of the first actions that LVI performs as part of the “warm-up” actions, whose objective is to establish familiarity with each contact so that when an invitation to connect is sent, the response rate is higher.

When your profile starts following another person, they receive a notification, which gives your profile notoriety and sets the stage for further contact:

Many people will also start following you as a way of returning the kindness, which is a sign of empathy and they will be more likely to accept your invitations and respond to your messages.

In case you want to stop following all the people followed by LVI, you can find out how to do it here.