LinkedIn Adds Name Pronunciation Audio Feature

Linkedin Adds Name Pronunciation Audio Feature - Know Online Marketing

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LinkedIn

The professional social media LinkedIn has introduced a new feature of adding the name pronunciation audio clips on profiles. Firstly, LinkedIn is an American business and employment-oriented online service that operates via websites and mobile apps. It is launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. We all know that it’s one of the most powerful social media networks for professionals.

Moreover, we can read insights, infographics, personality development tips, free webinars, job opportunities, and more. Connecting to people with various organizations around the globe creates a good vibe around the professional network. Helping each other is a great thing nowadays.

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Audio clips on LinkedIn user profiles

Most of the people’s names look easy to see and read. But, have you ever tried pronouncing their names instead? It makes a good impression on you when pronouncing their name correctly while meeting them. To sort these issues out LinkedIn came up with an amazing feature of adding people’s names in an audio format their profiles.

Audio clips on LinkedIn user profiles
Audio clips on LinkedIn user profiles

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This feature lets people record their name and store it on their profile near the profile name. It’s clickable audio. Whenever you visit someone’s profile you can click on the audio icon and hear their name they saved. The name pronunciation issue is due to the naming style. The pronunciation method varies depends on various countries or regions.

Adding audio feature just on the mobile devices (android, iOS) and will shortly be rolled out across desktop devices as well.


“PEOPLE MAKES MISTAKES WHEN PRONOUNCING OTHER PEOPLE’S NAMES”


How to Record and Display Your Name Pronunciation on Your Profile?

You can record your name and showcase it on your profile for others to listen to your name correctly. However, as mentioned above this feature isn’t implemented for the desktop version and only can be accessed on mobile devices.

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iOs

To record and display your name pronunciation on your profile on iOS devices follow the below steps.

  1. Tap your profile picture > View Profile.
  2. Click the  Edit icon from your introduction card.
  3. Tap  Record name pronunciation.
    • If you’ve already recorded your name, you can tap the  Edit icon to delete or replace the existing recording.
  4. Tap the recording button and hold to record your name. Note: You can also cancel or preview the recording.
  5. Tap the Use button when you’re satisfied with your recording. Note: You can also Retake the recording.
  6. Tap Save.

Your recording will display next to your name in your introduction card.

Android

To record and display your name pronunciation on your profile on Android devices follow the below steps.

  1. Tap your profile picture > View Profile.
  2. Click the  Edit icon from your introduction card.
  3. Tap  Record name pronunciation.
    • If you’ve already recorded your name, you can tap the  Edit icon to delete or replace the existing recording.
  4. Tap the recording button and hold to record your name. Note: You can also cancel or preview the recording.
  5. Tap the Use button when you’re satisfied with your recording. Note: You can also Retake the recording.
  6. Tap Save.

Your recording will display next to your name in your introduction card.

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Useful notes

Please note the following while recording the audio,

  • The total recording time should be within 10 seconds.
  • Limit background noise.
  • Speak slowly and pronounce each syllable clearly.
  • Keep your phone 4 inches away from your mouth while recording.

Conclusion – Linkedin Name Pronunciation Feature

To sum up, this feature is a new and useful one across the globe. It helps people to understand their names clearly while pronouncing. Let’s make the professional network even professional. Go ahead and add your name to your profile now!


Source: LinkedIn.com; Image credits: Pixabay.com

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Kavinkumar Subramani

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