LinkedIn Bring Social News To Professionals With LinkedIn Today

With the increasing use of professional social networking site LinkedIn, it seems the company is looking for new ways to keep its users up to date with all the latest news. Their solution is a new feature called LinkedIn Today, which is a social news product for professionals.

This new platform will select headlines based on the top stories in the industry shared by your peers and will also include all trending news, with the ability of using LinkedIn Today to follow up to 22 different industries users will also be able to follow specific news sources from any industry they want.

According to this post from Techcrunch.com this new feature is long awaited, as news is probably one of the most actively shared content categories of the networks 90 plus million worldwide users. As well as users having access to this shared news they also have the chance to have all headlines sent to them via a weekly email.

To make this new feature as widely available as possible, LinkedIn Today will also have a mobile feature that will be a core part of the company’s iPhone app, to see this web based feature up and running we have embedded a video below for you to watch.

If after reading this post and watching the video below want to try this for yourself, you can follow the link here to the LinkedIn main page. Here you can register for use of this new great service, in the past we have brought you posts on how to make LinkedIn work for your business, now with services like this it seems it’s never been easier.

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