Smarter Sharing Options From LinkedIn

Users can share drafts, disable comments and share content with anyone on the web

LinkedIn added the ability to share multiple photos in a single post last month Jejim/iStock

LinkedIn introduced three new features to enhance sharing via the professional network.

Users can now share drafts of the articles with other users of their choice prior to publishing them. The “Share Draft” option in the article edit menu will give users a link to share with colleagues, friends or whoever else.

LinkedIn users also now have the ability to disable comments on any of their posts or articles. The professional network made this feature available for long-form articles in February.

Finally, users’ posts, videos and articles on LinkedIn can now be seen by guests and logged-out members simply by sharing their URLs via Facebook, Twitter or elsewhere on the web.

The three new features follow LinkedIn’s launch in late July of the ability to share multiple photos in a single post.

Group product manager Pete Davies wrote in a blog post, “Sharing your expertise on LinkedIn is one of the best ways to drive great conversations and discover new opportunities. Whether it’s a new job or it’s to meet other professionals with similar interests that can help you get ahead, we want to make it even easier for you to share your experience and perspectives.” David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.