Yahoo! Activity Feed Returns to LinkedIn Profile Pages


LinkedIn ImageAs of May 22, 2014, LinkedIn has brought back the Activity Feed feature to Profile Pages, however this time, it’s in a different location. Don’t fret if you don’t have this feature yet, it will soon be available to you in the near future.  Only activity from the past two weeks will be displayed. To view your recent activity or someone else’s, all you have to do is:

  1. Move your cursor over the  down arrow icon in the top section of a profile as shown in the screenshot below if you are on your own profile. If you are on someone else’s profile, click on the arrow next to your connection’s “Endorse” tab. LinkedIn Profile Activity Feed
  2. Click “View recent activity” as shown in the screenshot above.

LinkedIn Activity Feed Is Back

Activity Feed Results

If you choose not to have your activity broadcast to your network, you can turn off this feature in one of two ways.

1.  In the top right corner, hover over your photo thumbnail for the drop down. Click on Privacy & Settings.
2. Uncheck the box in your activity broadcast setting under Privacy Controls shown below.

Turn on/off activity broadcasts.

Turn on/off activity broadcasts.

3. Also, click on Select Who Can See Your Activity Feed. Select”only you” as shown below.

The second way to turn off your activity feed from broadcasting to your network takes place while in the edit mode. Here’s how:

1. While in “edit” mode, you’ll see on the right side of your profile a box that reads “Notify your network?” Simply click “No, do not publish changes.”
Turn off activity broadcasts while in edit mode.

Turn off activity broadcasts while in edit mode.

According to LinkedIn, the following updates will be posted regardless of your activity settings:

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