Linkedin Interface Changes.
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If Google got together with LinkedIn, that’s what the new LinkedIn user interface would look like. Here I was all freaked out knowing that I was about to publish a book on LinkedIn and knowing that they were going to overhaul their user interface, but not sure what it would look like. Well here’s what it looks like. Instead of a white menu bar with black writing, it’s a black menu bar with blue and white writing on it.
LinkedIn Is Gearing Up For A Redesign: Bigger Pictures, Anchored Menu (And A Life Less Tweeted) | TechCrunch
LinkedIn these days may be the social network that is used most by those looking for a new job (and not the place to read tweets), but the company has long wanted to be seen as the place for a whole lot more, and we're now getting a glimpse of how it plans to put that into action. LinkedIn has been quietly rolling out a new version of its homepage to some of its 160 million+ users -- the first major update in years -- with a layout that will put a lot more emphasis on building out relationships, make better use of socially curated news content -- and, if things go according to plan, should make the site a lot more sticky.
We've had three different people contact us about the new-look LinkedIn, and a spokesperson for the company has also confirmed as much:
The very first thing that you’ll notice whenever the new LinkedIn homepage rolls out to you is that it finally looks like a social network. Gone is the text-heavy stream of updates, having been replaced by a media-rich feed that if anything, looks a little bit like Google+.
LinkedIn's Blog on Profile changes.
If you have logged in to LinkedIn today you will have noticed that they have a new look. I’m guessing this has been done for two reasons, to make navigation easier and to make the site look a...
Just a little update on our report from last week about LinkedIn and what appeared to be new test pages for its website: the company today has confirmed the changes and says that it will be rolling them out to all its 160 million-plus users in the next couple of weeks.
The key, as we said last week, will be simplicity: a stronger link to the site's newsfeed, LinkedIn Today, as well as an interface that will make it easier to add new people, and check on what others you already know are doing -- essentially an attempt to make the site significantly more social, and with that social activity focused on what staying at LinkedIn rather than going elsewhere to continue your browsing.