LinkedIn Launches Revamped Mobile Apps, But Noise Remains A Big Problem

LinkedIn, the professional social network that we love to hate, is hoping to entice you into using it more on your phone after it introduced revamped versions of its iOS and Android apps.

The new design — the preview of which we wrote about in October — is “more intuitive, smarter and dramatically simplifies your LinkedIn experience” so LinkedIn claims. I reluctantly use LinkedIn for online networking, but I haven’t had the company’s app on my phone for some time — which probably makes me a good test case for this new version.

Certainly, the design is cleaner and less clustered than it had been. LinkedIn has, to me at least, traditionally meant a flood of information. The company claimed recently that it has cut down on the volume of emails that it sends out to…

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