LinkedIn is widely rolling out a refreshed design with new features including stories and improved search results page.
LinkedIn is unveiling a redesign which comes along with an improved search experience, along with stories and new messaging features.
Now at 706 million members worldwide, LinkedIn has seen a 50% increase in content shared year-over-year.
With new signups and engagement growing at unprecedented rates, LinkedIn is rolling out a brand new look and experiences to help foster human connections.
Today, LinkedIn is introducing:
- A refreshed design
- Streamlined search results page
- LinkedIn Stories
- New messaging features
- Here’s more detail about each of those updates.
A New Look for LinkedIn
LinkedIn is unveiling a brand new look which is said to bring the evolution of the LinkedIn brand to its members and products.
What you’ll instantly notice is a greater focus around human connection, and a lot less “LinkedIn blue.”
Now, LinkedIn has a warmer feel that’s deigned to representing the diversity, inclusivity, and welcoming nature of its community.
It’s simple, modern, and intuitively structured for easier navigation and discovery.
Improvements to Search Results
With the new design for LinkedIn, its search experience is being completely relaunched and streamlined.
Search results page will now cover every aspect of LinkedIn. Which means users can search for more than just people and jobs.
Users could now use the search bar to find relevant groups, events, and content.
There’s much more content to be found across LinkedIn, the company notes.
With a 50% increase in content creation over the past year, LinkedIn members are posting more status updates, articles, and videos.
Now it may all be found with one streamlined search experience.
Introducing LinkedIn Stories
LinkedIn Stories, that has been in testing since Feb, is now launching in the United States and Canada with a global rollout to come in the following weeks.
Stories allow LinkedIn members to share professional moments in a more humanized and light-weight way.
Anybody who uses Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat is familiar with stories – but LinkedIn’s version offers something different.
as opposed to simply capturing a quick moment from the work day, LinkedIn wants its stories to spark conversations.
To accomplish that, LinkedIn stories is integrating these distinctive tools:
- Question of the Day: LinkedIn will pose a question of the day to all users which they can respond to with a story.
- Localized Stickers: In each region, LinkedIn may have distinctive stickers that users can add to their stories.
Apart from those features, LinkedIn stories are nearly identical to stories on other platforms.
Some suggestions of things LinkedIn users could post stories about include:
- Things you do at work
- Things relevant to your work
- Things you do outside of work
Updates to LinkedIn Messaging
The amount of private messages sent between LinkedIn members has a lot more than quadrupled over the past five years.
To continue the momentum, LinkedIn is introducing a wide range of new messaging features:
- Manage in Bulk: Select multiple messages to archive, delete, or mark as read.
- Edit/Delete: Edit or delete a message after it has been sent.
- Emoji Reactions: Quickly react to messages with an emoji.
- Video Meeting: Switch the conversation from chat to face-to-face using Microsoft Teams, BlueJeans, or Zoom.
Rohit Shetty born and brought up in Mumbai is a Digital Marketer by profession and a writer and philanthropist by passion.
Rohit started his career with First Step Publishing in Mumbai in 2011 as a Digital Marketer and excelled in the field of Publishing. With First Step Publishing, Rohit eliminated the cumbersome process of waiting for a writer to get published. With First Step Publishing, Rohit Shetty has been known for marching forward with some great titles and allowing first-time authors to find a platform and publish their content in a market space that focuses on branding a certain ‘author’ rather than scouring talent.
In an interview with DNA, First Step Publishing has been reported to be one of the fast-growing publishing firms based in Mumbai. The firm has the tagline ‘Paying Ways For New Writers’ which is meant to reflect the motive with which it was founded.
Rohit Shetty holds two National Records Records being Book With the Shortest Title ” i ” with Limca Book of Records Special Literature Edition and with India Book of Records as well. He holds the title of the Most Published poet of India in 2012 and 2013 with India Book Of Records and Unique World Records.
Apart from writing, Rohit is also an active Philanthropist and works towards Education and Health sectors.
Awards and Recognitions
Nominated four times for India’s Fourth Highest Civilian Award Padma Shri in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
2012: Rohit has been recognized for his work and felicitated at the Grand Finale of Mulund Fest in 2012 by MLC Mr Charan Singh Sapra and MPCC President Mr Manikrao Thackrey
2012 and 2013: Most Published Poet by India Book of Records
2015: Book with the Shortest Title from Limca Book of Records, India Book of Records
2018: Member of NITI Ayog Atal Movement of change and Mentor of Change
2019: Nominated by Social Samosa as 40 Under 40 Digital Marketers in India
2019: Rohit Digital Marketing Blog www.rohitnshetty.com ranked 13th Spot as India’s Best Digital Marketing Blog by Expertido
2019: Rohit Digital Marketing Blog www.rohitnshetty.com was also Ranked in Top 50 India’s Best Digital Marketing Blog by Feedspot
2019: Received prestigious Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Award for work towards building the nation
2020: Global Brand Icon Awad by Brand Opus
2021: Rashtriya Prerna Award