If you think unsolicited messages would be much better as voicemails, then LinkedIn’s newest feature is just for you.
The company announced Thursday it’s adding a voice messages to its service, giving us yet another reason to leave our LinkedIn inboxes unchecked.
On paper, the feature makes some sense. Voice messaging is a standard feature on most modern messaging apps, and it’s incredibly popular in many countries outside the United States. But let’s not kid ourselves here: LinkedIn is not WhatsApp.
On a platform already notorious for its high volume of unsolicited messages, voice messages will simply add just another layer of inconvenience to what’s already a huge annoyance. Sure, recording voice messages may be faster than actually typing them, but listening to a voicemail is definitely not faster than skimming a paragraph or two. What’s more convenient for you, the sender, is more time consuming for the recipient. Read more…
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Author: Karissa Bell
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