Sat, 18 November 2017
Welcome to episode 187, this week we are back to the normal format after a few weeks of interviews. I would really appreciate your help with compiling a survey of how LinkedIn users have changed their behaviour over the last 12 months or so.
Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week
60% users from Russia remain on LinkedIn after year of blocking
Active status is coming to your home page feed. We are used to seeing the green dots in messaging but they will soon be seen elsewhere on LinkedIn, which is a great move.
There does seem to be some confusion as to what each one means so just for clarity;
You can adjust your settings for active status if you wish under ‘privacy’ in your settings
I had this for about 2 weeks but it has disappeared again now, it’s a great feature though and I’m looking forward to it becoming permanent once they have completed their testing.
Posting External Links - New Method
I saw this Article from Andy Foster and decided to make a video post about it.
The bigger question is whether posting links at all makes any sense.
LinkedIn Search Results
When searching LinkedIn you will get results from anyone that meets your criteria but they won’t all be visible to you, however there are some people beyond your 3rd tier that are still visible.