LinkedIn, the renowned professional networking site has announced a new ‘Notifications’ feature. This new feature is designed for keeping its users notified on a real-time basis. The new feature also allows its users to view the profile of other contacts and also accept invitations according to their choice.
LinkedIn’s Angela Yang, was stated as saying, “This new feature is all part of our ongoing effort to make it easier to keep engaging discussions going with your network.”
This latest addition will feature on the upper most portion of the home page where users will be able to view a notification flag followed by inbox envelope shaped icon.
LinkedIn has also hinted about their future plans to come up with notifications for users using their service in mobile phones. The company has hinted that the notifications feature will be applicable for mobile phones running on Android, iPad and iPhone platforms.
The company also hinted about their desire to keep the users updated with the latest comments, updates, news articles or any trending topic on LinkedIn.
It seems that LinkedIn is now picking up its pace when it comes to rolling out features intended at making the site more user friendly and real-time.
With the rising demand for social networking in mobile phones, the company will be upgrading their application across Symbian, iOS and Android platforms so as to provide users with dynamic and productive results.
As per the sources, the upgraded mobile application from LinkedIn will bring in enhanced features such as:
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LinkedIn has started to notice the increasing demand for their application in mobile phones with almost 23% of their total members now logging in to their application using the mobile phones. It is already up by a considerable ten percent compared to what was witnessed in the year 2011.
The company has also launched a new iPad application designed to support a few more international languages such as French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean and Brazilian.