LinkedIn’s New Focused Inbox Surfaces More Pertinent Messages

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

The next time you login to LinkedIn and open your inbox you’ll see a notification welcoming you to “Attempt Focused Inbox.”

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Clicking on the button shown above will automatically filter your messages into 2 tabs.

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

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

You’ll have the alternative to move messages in between tabs, or revert back to the standard messaging experience if you don’t take pleasure in the Focused Inbox.

LinkedIn is making this modification 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 most recent in a series of improvements we’ve made to help members have more productive conversations and link to chances through LinkedIn messaging. With conversations up almost 20 percent because in 2015, we’re seeing more experts on LinkedIn are relying on 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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