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LinkedIn has already activated its story area

October 21, 2020

By posting stories, first-degree contacts and followers can send direct messages that integrate with both the LinkedIn mailbox and the desktop version.

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  • The tool is available in the LinkedIn mobile app in the App Store and on Google Play. The published content can be viewed for 24 hours.
LinkedIn has already activated its story area
LinkedIn has already activated its story area

LinkedIn, a professional social network, announced the launch of its Stories section, a feature that allows users to share photos and 20-second videos on their profile, as well as the ability to insert text and stickers.

“We’re excited to see more than 104 million users in Latin America, including Mexico, using LinkedIn Stories. They can share content with their professional network in original, easy and fun ways, and communicate in other ways to expand their contact agenda, “said Natalia Fabeni, executive editor of LinkedIn Latin America News, in a statement.

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The tool is available in the LinkedIn mobile app in the App Store and on Google Play. The published content can be viewed for 24 hours. By posting stories, first-degree contacts and followers can send direct messages that integrate with both the LinkedIn mailbox and the desktop version. With LinkedIn Stories, the user can also know who has accessed their content.

“In this difficult time for everyone, LinkedIn Stories is a new tool that can bring professionals together, share information in real time, and get everyone to help each other by sharing ideas and expertise,” says Fabeni.

The main features of this tool include:

  • Users and brands can share a story.

  • The stories will be available for 24 hours.

  • Users can use the application to take a photo or video for up to 20 seconds.

  • You can upload pictures and videos directly from the gallery.

  • You can add stickers and text.

  • Question of the Day: This is a unique resource on LinkedIn that allows you to creatively and entertainingly answer a different question with a story every day without losing your professional focus.

  • It is also possible to send messages to contacts and followers.

  • Know which users saw your story.

  • Report an inappropriate story.

  • Erase your own story.

  • Download your own story.

LinkedIn stories for brands

Businesses can also generate content to interact with their consumers, employees, employees, and potential customers. The new feature gives brands an authentic way to share the daily news and moments of their business.