3 New LinkedIn Features You Need to Know About

LinkedIn has been busy lately, issuing a number of updates and new features to its platform. Last month, the social network announced the "Professional Portfolio," which lets you upload video and images to enhance your profile. It also added the capability to mention colleagues in status updates like you can on Facebook and Twitter.

In the last few weeks, LinkedInLinkedIn has release more new features: two-step verification, the capability to add rich media to your status updates and a redesign of the feature "Who's Viewed Your Profile." Alles zu LinkedIn auf CIO.de

Here's what you need to know to take advantage of the new features.

How to Enable Two-Step Verification

"Most Internet accounts that become compromised are illegitimately accessed from a new or unknown computer or device," says Vincente Silveira, director at LinkedIn. "Two-step verification helps address this problem by requiring you to type a numeric code when logging in from an unrecognized device for the first time."

To enable LinkedIn's two-step verification for your account, navigate to your "Privacy & Settings" page by clicking your profile picture in the upper right corner. Select the Account tab and click "Manage security settings."

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