LinkedIn has launched a new ‘Stories’ feature in India. It will allow users to share everyday professional moments in a casual and authentic way. Read more to find How To Share Stories & Make Video Calls On LinkedIn
Linkedin has come received a major redign. It is being touted as “simpler, more modern, and more intuitive, allowing for easier navigation and discovery.”
The new LinkedIn Stories allows you to publish photos and videos (up to 20 seconds) that will be visible on your profiles only for 24 hours.
The social networking platform has also added six localised stickers (Auto Rickshaw, Jugaad, Chai-Time, Cricket, Yoga, India, etc) that would creative visuals to your updates.
How To Share Stories On LinkedIn
- Touch the circle with their photo on the LinkedIn app (similar to Instagram)
- Now, click on the plus sign on the top left corner to open the camera
- You can click a photo or record a video directly from the app. Aletrnatively, you can upload a photo/video from your gallery
- Along with text, you can use features “Question of the Day” to start conversations with your followers
Note: The stories will only be visible to your connections and followers with stories access.
Additionally, LinkedIn has also added a video calling feature. You can now start a video call over Microsoft Teams, Zoom, or BlueJeans by Verizon directly from LinkedIn messages.
The social networking platform aims to make it easy to switch conversations from chat to face-to-face video calls.
How To Make Video Calls On LinkedIn
- Click on the video call option next to the text box where you type in a message
- Next, choose from the available apps for the video call
- Now, sign in and share a link/ schedule the meeting
The new Stories feature will let users share minor updates on their professional lives without them be permanently be attached to their profiles.
“In a virtually connected world, ‘Stories’ are the virtual water coolers, where members can share their everyday professional moments in a creative and authentic way, and find a new way to stay connected with their networks,” said Ashutosh Gupta, India country manager of LinkedIn.
The redesigned Linkedin also comes with an improved search experience. You can now react to a story or message with an emoji. Also, you can edit and delete messages.
The social networking platform also plans to a dark mode option along with new illustrations that aim on being inclusive.
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