Previously, you were alerted to actions through email notifications, which not only added to inbox clutter, but often went unnoticed. LinkedIn hopes that these new on-site notifications will help to increase engagement with your network.
Real-time notifications started rolling out yesterday and could take a few weeks before everyone sees the new flag icon. LinkedIn also noted that mobile support for notifications will be coming soon.
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Jennifer Beese: Jennifer Beese has worked as a community manager and social media strategist. When she’s not writing, you can find her studying anatomy and physiology—she literally has a skeleton in her closet—or under the stars with her telescope.