LinkedIn Updates Get Richer: Upload Images, Documents & Presentations In A Post

Until today, LinkedIn users were able to post content to the social networking site in two formats: simple text based updates and links. New upgrades will allow users to add files in updates instead of forcing users to link off to other locations. This comes on the heels of the announcement that users could upload rich media in their profiles earlier this month.

Image-Only

From quotes to company photos, users and companies will be able to provide visual posts while still keeping the textual content around the file. Previously, the images pulled in were sourced directly from links rather than from human uploads. Now, you’ll be able to see infographics, photos and more images without having to leave LinkedIn. The supported file types include:

  • Images
  • Documents
  • Presentations

A file type is also included for documents to help users know what they’ll be getting themselves into:

Document

 

This new change will help to further LinkedIn’s metamorphosis into a full-fledged social networking site. From the new Timeline-y Upgrade, to the ability to follow prominent users LinkedIn has been pushing to an all-in-one social site. The ability for users to update with photos/documents/presentations is a nice step for those who would like to use LinkedIn as their main social network – especially those with high follower counts.

For more information, see the presentation below or head over to the LinkedIn blog post.

Related Topics: Channel: Social Media Marketing | LinkedIn

Sponsored


About The Author: is the Director of Marketing for Cypress North, a company that specializes in social media and search marketing services and web-based application development. He has been in the Internet marketing industry for 6+ years and specializes in Social Media Marketing. You can also find Greg on Twitter (@gregfinn) or LinkedIn.

Connect with the author via: Email | Twitter | Google+ | LinkedIn



Marketing Day:

Get the top marketing stories daily!  

Share

Other ways to share:
 

Read before commenting! We welcome constructive comments and allow any that meet our common sense criteria. This means being respectful and polite to others. It means providing helpful information that contributes to a story or discussion. It means leaving links only that substantially add further to a discussion. Comments using foul language, being disrespectful to others or otherwise violating what we believe are common sense standards of discussion will be deleted. You can read more about our comments policy here.

Comments are closed.

Get Our News, Everywhere!

Daily Email:

Follow Marketing Land on Twitter @marketingland Like Marketing Land on Facebook Follow Marketing Land on Google+ Subscribe to Our Feed! Join our LinkedIn Group Check out our Tumblr! See us on Pinterest

 
 

Click to watch SMX conference video

Join us at one of our SMX or MarTech events:

United States

Europe

Australia & China

Learn more about: SMX | MarTech


Free Daily Marketing News!

Marketing Day is a once-per-day newsletter update - sign up below and get the news delivered to you!