LinkedIn Unveils New Search Platform

Popular professional social networking site LinkedIn is rolling out its new search platform. Like most major releases, it will only be available to a small percentage at first.

The new search platform will include:

  • Unified search results
  • More powerful relevance algorithm
  • Redesigned search results page
  • "In Common" (a new field in search results that lets you see what connections and groups you share with a select user)
  • Saved Searches
  • Choice of Basic or Expanded Views
  • Spell Check
  • Type-ahead for connections

For more details, check out the LinkedIn blog.

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.