LinkedIn Developer Platform Updates 'Offsite Sign in, Share API, ToS' and More

LinkedIn launched some updated today to the LinkedIn Developer Platform to help its more than 75k developers to continue fostering creative innovations using LinkedIn's technology. "With over 1 million publisher sites already enabling the ability to share content to LinkedIn, we're now making it even easier for our developer community to use LinkedIn as their […]

LinkedIn launched some updated today to the LinkedIn Developer Platform to help its more than 75k developers to continue fostering creative innovations using LinkedIn's technology.

"With over 1 million publisher sites already enabling the ability to share content to LinkedIn, we're now making it even easier for our developer community to use LinkedIn as their main distribution platform for discussing and sharing professional content," LinkedIn stated.

Some of the new updaes include:

Updated Sign in with LinkedIn Experience: "Our offsite Sign in flow features a fresh new design, and developers will now have the ability to request email addresses and specify permissions from users who want to use their LinkedIn credentials to sign in and register for applications," informs LinkedIn.

Updated Share API now offer qualified developers attribution on LinkedIn's update stream when their users share content to their LinkedIn network, which will link back to the developer's site. Members will start to see the new attribution feature in their update stream over the next few weeks.

LinkedIn Share API offers attribution

Simplified developer website: LikedIn also today unveiled a cleaner, easier to navigate website that provides quicker access to our developer tools and paths for working with LinkedIn.

Updated LinkedIn Developer Platform Terms of Service clarifies the best ways to work with LinkedIn to provide the best experience possible for our developers and our members.

LinkedIn Offsite sign in updates