Category Archives: LinkedIn Mobile

QR Code and Find Nearby – LinkedIn’s equivalent of the Elbow Bump

There are a couple of things which appear only in LinkedIn Mobile App that I tend to think of as LinkedIn’s equivalent of the Elbow Bump … or whatever the replacement is going to be in the short-term for the handshake and business card swapping at events and meetings.

As we start to move back to face to face meetings again, I’m expecting there will be some reticence in getting too close too soon … unless we’re meeting on Bournemouth beach I guess!

Anyway, if you want to maintain a discreet distance and perhaps exchanging business cards isn’t your ideal way of sharing details anymore, then LinkedIn has a solution – or in fact it has a couple of solutions that can work really nicely in different circumstances.

There’s an individual introduction to the two options below but the video below walks you through them as well. Anyone care to ‘Elbow Bump’ at distance? My QR code is in the video if you do! (more…)

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Remember the Time Warp for LinkedIn Mobile App

Looks like LinkedIn have gone all Time Warp on us when it comes to the mobile app. What are you on about I hear you ask …

Well, finally they have started to bring into line one outstanding difference between the desktop and the mobile app – the banner that sits at the top of your profile should contain lots of good information but the bane of the marketing department’s life has been the fact that while your photo was moved across to the left hand side at the start of 2017, on the mobile app it has steadfastly remained in the centre on the mobile app.

As of this week, however, it has just taken a Jump to the Left (now we get to the Time Warp reference!) to put it in line with the desktop and give us all an additional tranche (more…)

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