LinkedIn Desktop Gains New Customizable Notifications, Trending Storylines, More Features

New LinkedIn desktop redesign experience adds photo filters, customized notifications, trending storylines and more.

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LinkedIn desktop redesign rolled out over a month ago, today receives another round of updates bringing new and improved features to all members, for getting even more out of the new experience.

Here are a few recently added features:

Notifications are now customizable, meaning based on the most valuable notifications that you receive, you can select to receive notifications from - for example birthdays, work anniversaries, job changes and more.

Photo Filters offers yuu the ability to crop and enhance your profile picture.

Trending Storylines in LinkedIn Feed are the daily curated interest-based feeds that shows the most important developing stories. Trending Storylines can be check under the Trending tab on mobile homescreen, or at the top right of the homepage on desktop.

Search fields helps to easily find the information including Saved Searches, Boolean and text field search (such as first name, last name, company and school).

Profile Completion Meter shows what is required to strengthen your profile, and attract more opportunity.

Manage Comments ability lets you directly manage comments on your long form articles. Additionally, you can also disable or enable comments through a new option.

LinkedIn is also planning to bring back some that were previously taken off on members request such as:

Top vs. recent in the Feed provide you with more choice over the way you consume content and stay informed with the ability to toggle between top and recent.

With expandable profiles, you can more easily view details of a member's profile, including information on past and present positions, Groups joined, and recommendations.

Lastly, publishing is becoming more easier, and will also adding soon even more insight into who shares and comments on article, says LinkedIn.

Watch the video embedded below to see the features in action:

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