LinkedIn has launched new options reminiscent of Tales, video calling integration, an improved search expertise, and the flexibility to edit messages as a part of a contemporary redesign. There’ll quickly be a darkish mode choice, too. 4 years after its final main redesign, LinkedIn mentioned it was introducing new options that might enable for simpler navigation and a greater consumer expertise. The Microsoft-owned social networking platform has already rolled out among the options to some international locations and plans to make the brand new options out there globally over the following few months.
LinkedIn introduced the brand new options by way of a blog post. It should now enable customers to begin a video name over Microsoft Teams, Zoom, or BlueJeans by Verizon straight from LinkedIn messages. LinkedIn mentioned that it goals to make it simple to modify conversations from chat to face-to-face video calls. To make use of the characteristic, that might be launched quickly, you will must click on on the video name choice subsequent to the textual content field the place you kind in a message. You possibly can select from the out there apps for the video name, register, and share a hyperlink or schedule the assembly for later.
“This new LinkedIn expertise is hotter and embodies our various, inclusive and trusted neighborhood. It’s also easier, extra trendy, and extra intuitive, permitting for simpler navigation and discovery,” the corporate mentioned in another weblog submit.
LinkedIn Stories characteristic lets customers share what’s occurring of their skilled life with out worrying that the content material would completely be connected to their profiles, because the tales will final for 24 hours. This characteristic will solely be rolling out to customers within the Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Netherlands, UAE, the US as of now, however will quickly be expanded globally as properly.
To submit a narrative, customers can contact the circle with their photograph on the LinkedIn app (just like the Tales characteristic on Instagram), after which click on on the plus signal on the highest left nook to open the digital camera. They’ll click on a photograph or report a video straight from the app or add it from gallery (video may be of as much as 20 seconds). Customers can even select so as to add textual content and stickers to accompany the Story. Identical to Instagram, they’ll tag different customers too.
Different notable options the Microsoft-owned platform launched embrace the flexibility to edit and delete messages, react to a message or Story with an emoji, and choose a number of conversations at a time to archive, delete, or mark them as learn/unread. LinkedIn has additionally enhanced the best way customers can report inappropriate messages. You can too invite others to hitch an current dialog, whereas holding the unique dialog historical past personal.
LinkedIn introduced that it could even be getting a streamlined search expertise, making it simpler to seek for individuals, occasions, teams and content material. There may even be a darkish mode coming quickly together with new illustrations that purpose on being inclusive.
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