Users will also monitor who can see and comment on individual posts on LinkedIn, enabling content to be shared with specific audiences.
Changes are also on the way that will enable users to customize their content preferences in the mainstream.
Here is some additional information about LinkedIn’s announcements today.
Audience Restrictions on Individual Posts
If a user’s visibility settings at the account level have been updated, LinkedIn messages are available to all of their contacts and followers by default.
When making a message, users can now decide the target they wish to enter.
Users may set restrictions at the post-stage, allowing them to share certain posts with anyone and others with special audiences.
Users can choose who can see their post when they create it by choosing one of the following options:
Anyone: Every LinkedIn or non-LinkedIn person.
Twitter: You should share it with others and it will also be posted on Twitter.
People with whom you are personally acquainted on LinkedIn are referred to as connections.
Members of a community: Individuals that are members of a group to which you belong.
Attendees to a case of which you have RSVP’d
There doesn’t seem to be a way to build personalized audiences for blogs, based on the examples given.
Anything similar to what Instagram’s Stories feature helps users to do will be useful here. Instagram only allows users to post Stories with “close friends,” who are a community of people selected by the user personally.
LinkedIn has a feature that allows you to exchange posts with members of your club, but it’s not the same. However, it’s just a band-aid before LinkedIn comes up with a more customizable approach.
If you have a group of people with whom you’ll like to share content daily, such as close friends or colleagues, it may be worth forming a LinkedIn Group if you don’t already have one.
Then, when writing a message, you can easily pick the category. It’s an inconvenient solution, but it’s one way to make the most of this feature.
Limiting the number of comments on individual posts
Users will also restrict comments on public pages, which is another LinkedIn first.
Users may choose if they only want contacts to respond or whether they want anyone to respond when they create a message. There’s even the luxury of having no one answer at all.
This is close to how Twitter’s comment limits act, where everyone can see a tweet but not everyone can respond to it.
When there is the material you want others to see but only want input from people you meet and trust, restricting comments can be useful.
Many who aren’t connected will respond to the post by liking or sharing it; however, comments will be restricted.
The configuration for comments can be updated at any time.
Make Your RSS Feed
With the advent of curation features, LinkedIn consumers now have greater power over what they want to see in the main feed.
By pressing the three-dot menu icon on individual entries, users will tell LinkedIn what they want to see more of or less of.
As seen in the example below, this will bring up a list of options.
Apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all have similar settings. LinkedIn is now catching up and providing the same options to its customers.