LinkedIn’s New Focused Inbox Surfaces More Relevant Messages

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LinkedIn is updating its messaging experience with a brand-new ‘Focused Inbox,’ which intends to reduce spam and surface area more pertinent messages.

The next time you login to LinkedIn and open your inbox you’ll see an alert inviting you to “Attempt Focused Inbox.”

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Clicking the button revealed above will immediately filter your messages into 2 tabs.

Focused Inbox uses AI to identify important messages, which it filters into the ‘Focused’ tab while the rest are sent out to the ‘Other’ tab.

Considering there’s an AI component included it might take time for LinkedIn to discover your inbox choices.

You’ll have the alternative to move messages between tabs, or revert back to the standard messaging experience if you do not delight in the Focused Inbox.

LinkedIn is making this change in uptick in direct messaging, which the business states is up 20% compared to last year.

In an email, a LinkedIn representative states:

“This function is the current in a series of improvements we have actually made to help members have more productive conversations and connect to chances through LinkedIn messaging. With discussions up nearly 20 percent since last year, we’re seeing more professionals on LinkedIn are turning to messaging to connect and engage with each other.”

LinkedIn’s Focused Inbox is now offered around the world to all users.

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