At the same time as LinkedIn has slowly but surely positioned itself as the go-to resource for professional content, a growing minority of users have also started to use it to publish non-relevant content on the platform. These updates can fill up our homepage newsfeed and make us waste precious time. Read this post on how to hide updates you are not interested in on your LinkedIn Home Page.
Time is money. So you don’t want to waste your precious time scrolling through uninteresting LinkedIn status updates from your connections, or worse, games such as ‘which word do you see’ or silly memes.
Unfortunately LinkedIn hasn’t quite caught up with the ‘time is money’ idea and doesn’t allow us to create lists of people whose content we’d like to see (as on Facebook or Twitter).
So it might be tempting to simply disconnect from these people. But hold your horses. Just because their content is not interesting to you doesn’t mean that they are not interesting business contacts. So don’t delete them just yet. Instead here’s what to do…
Btw, good to know: no notification will be sent to your contact when you hide their update.
If you change your mind and want to reveal those updates again, this is a bit more complicated:
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