LinkedInformed Podcast. The LinkedIn Show
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With tips, interviews, news and updates on site developments and changes, The LinkedInformed podcast is designed to challenge and Inspire LinkedIn users throughout the world to be more productive and successful.
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Welcome to episode 154, it’s been a tricky week this week, I had planned an interview with an Italian LinkedIn trainer to tackle the important subject of multi-lingual profiles but due to a combination of illness and power cuts, I had to postpone that! Instead I decided to cover a subject I am very enthusiastic about - research, specifically researching people. But first….. Interesting Stuff I saw This Week LinkedIn’s founder Reid Hoffman has been wondering what to do with himself since he found the the company he had a major stake in had been sold for $26.2B…..tough life! Anyway new parent Microsoft have come to the rescue and offered him a role on their main board. Personally, if I had $2.8B coming my way soon, I think I could find something better to do with my time! The Mission Continues: Joining the Microsoft Board Mobile Update LinkedIn have updated their mobile app. As is the norm, the app store information on the new update was full of interesting facts (note the contrast to Facebook)! Instead we have to try to figure out the changes for ourselves although they did announce in their blog that the new version now has profile picture edit options; There are some other notable changes. The ‘Me’ menu has disappeared….wait! I thought they redesigned the desktop experience to be more in line with mobile…but now they are dropping the Me menu from mobile?!! This was how the menu looked before the update; This is how it looks now As you can see, the Me menu has been replaced with jobs (boo hiss!). So how do you get to the profile edit page? …You now have to tap on your profile pic, top left as shown above. They have also improved the controls you have over your feed. Now when tapping on the edit link (see below) you get more options. One of these options is ‘Improve my feed’ This isn’t new but it then provides another new option ‘Clean my feed’ I wonder how it decides who is high up on this list…perhaps it is those you have engaged with the least? Have you noticed any other changes? LinkedIn Warn Cheaters! LinkedIn are sending out emails to users who they spot are logging into another persons account, this currently only seems to happen when they are a Sales Navigator or Recruiter Lite subscriber. I can only assume this means they are tracking I