LinkedIn Gets More Serious About Visual Content With Enhanced Updates Feature

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Visual content is all the rage these days and it seems that LinkedIn is catching the fever, too. At the beginning of this month, the social network introduced a feature enabling users to post visual content (e.g., images, videos, presentations, etc.) to their profiles. Today, LinkedIn is announcing an enhanced updates feature, which lets users add images, documents and presentations to their updates right from the home page.

LinkedIn-logo“Whether it’s a thought provoking presentation about the future of big data or it’s a picture of an inspirational quote, or perhaps it’s an infographic showing the top trends impacting your industry, the possibilities are endless for what you can share on LinkedIn to add a richer and more visual component to your professional discussions,” writes Itamar Orgad, senior product manager at LinkedIn.

The new feature, which will be rolled out to all users in the next few weeks, appears as a paper clip on the right side of the update box on the home page. When clicked, the user can choose what kind of file to upload


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