LinkedIn introduces new mobile platform for smartphones and web browsers
LinkedIn has announced the availability of a new, faster mobile experience for LinkedIn members on the iPhone, Android and mobile web platform. According to the business-focused online social networking outfit, the new platform has been completely rebuilt from the ground up and is intended to offer members a richer, simpler, and faster way to get the information they need to help them be even more productive.
If you are a business user who makes use of LinkedIn to socialize with your colleagues and to network with industry experts, this latest announcement by the popular business-focused online social networking service ought to be of great interest to you. This is because LinkedIn has announced the availability of updated mobile apps for LinkedIn members who access the service via their Android-powered smartphones and iPhones.
According to a blog posting made by Chad Whitney of LinkedIn's mobile team, the new mobile apps that it has released for both the Android and iOS operating systems are capable of improving performance by up to 10 times across all features, including search and updates streaming. Whitney also points out that the new apps sport a more simpler user interface which makes it easier for members to not only accomplish tasks easily, but also makes it more intuitive to find what they are looking for when they download the app for the first time.
Last but definitely not least, Whitney has announced the launch of a new mobile version of LinkedIn that is reportedly created with HTML5 and can be accessed via any modern mobile web browser.
The new mobile apps are now available for download off Apple's iTunes Store and the Android Market for your respective platform.
Source: LinkedIn blog