After allowing users to to add rich media to their profile, LinkedIn has rolled out a similar functionality for status updates posted from the homepage.
Announcing this, the blog stated,”You may have seen that we recently enabled the ability for you to add rich media to your profile to help you visually showcase your professional story and accomplishments. Starting today, you can now also directly upload images, documents, and presentations to the updates you share from the LinkedIn Homepage. This new feature is rolling out to all members around the world over the next few weeks.”
This new feature will enable LinkedIn users to easily share presentations, pictures of inspirational quotes, infographics and any such rich media content as status updates.
To get started, users have to click on the paperclip on the right side of their share box on the LinkedIn Homepage and start uploading images or files that visually enhance what they have to say. In order to attach a video or other rich media content that is hosted already on another site, users have to simply paste in the URL into the share box to add it to their update.LinkedIn has also introduced the ability to directly upload images and files to 2.9 million Company Page admins.