LinkedIn has debuted a feature that will show users how they rank among their connections, which means LinkedIn vanity can now be quantified.
Who's Viewed Your Profile, one of the social network's most popular features, now includes a tool called How You Rank, which will show the most-viewed profiles among one's company and greater network. By displaying the top profiles, the Mountain View-based company hopes to boost engagement and encourage users to polish their own profiles to increase their visibility on the network.
"Take a look at the top profiles in your network to gain inspiration for changes you can make to your own profile, or content you can share to increase views to your profile and drive opportunities for advancement," product manager Dmitry Shevelenko wrote in a blog post Wednesday. "Or take a look at the suggestions LinkedIn offers on the right-hand side of the page for ways you can begin increasing views to your profile immediately.
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