LinkedIn Pulse: The news and insights you need to know
By LinkedIn Corporation
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Pulse by LinkedIn is the professional news app tailored to you. This Apple Design Award-winning app allows you to customize your news reading experience, easily explore compelling professional content, and share stories to your favorite social networks. Sign in with your LinkedIn account to sync what you’re already following, save articles, and join the conversation.
Get up to speed in one news feed: get Pulse.
- A new streamlined reading experience and simplified navigation make it even easier to discover compelling professional content.
- Sign in with your LinkedIn account to easily save, discover and share with your professional network. Discuss what’s trending with millions of professionals worldwide
- Your content, everywhere. Sign in with LinkedIn and the app will deliver articles from channels you follow on the site and people in your network.
- Easily browse thousands of trusted sources, from major publications and LinkedIn Influencers to blogs and beyond
- Discover insightful content from Pulse’s comprehensive catalog of thousands of sources. New and noteworthy publishers and Influencers each week
- Customize feeds based on your interests to get fresh, personalized content delivered daily. You can also directly import your Reader RSS feeds
- Share with your favorite networks such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, and Tumblr
- Sync your sources. When you login with LinkedIn you ensure that what you follow and save is available on all your devices. Saved stories can also be sent to Pocket, Evernote, Instapaper, or Readability
- No Internet? No problem. Pulse effortlessly loads the stories you read so they’re ready whenever and wherever you are
What's New in Version 4.0.14
Adding support for 64 bit devices
N.B: To sign in using Pulse Account tap on "Sign in with Linkedin" than "Sign in with Pulse Account"
Great clean, design! Works great!
I've used Pulse for iOS since I had an iPhone 4 and iPad 1G 2010. In the beginning it had memory issues with loading multiple sources. Through time and updates it's vastly improved all around!
I love the fact that they allowed widget functionality in iOS 8, allowing you to pull down your notification window to see some quick news. I've always wanted a fast and convenient way to view news from around the globe because I don't have cable TV, I'm busy and I digest my news in small chunks. I was going to give it 4/5 stars, but the one time fee I spent many years ago now, and all the free updates since then, I feel it deserves 5 stars.
Updates to App Destroyed Usability
If you look at the review trend, it’s painfully obvious that Pulse LinkedIn or a hired company has been placing a large number of fake reviews with full star ratings to offset the overall 2-star rating it had just weeks ago. It would be more constructive if they actually ***listened*** to all the complaints and revert the app back to the way it was before.
The main problem with this app is it now forces you to create a LinkedIn account or sign in with an existing account so that it can spam and sell your information. The old version of the app did not force you to sign into anything.
Pulse LInkedIn also burned former Pulse users by deleting all their news sources with the newer update. I have lost so many news sources and customized feeds because of the update just about a month or so ago. This latest update appears to have been done to cement the forced login and especially to knock off all the complaints and legitimately bad reviews.
My suggestion to LinkedIn is to ***listen*** to their user base and improve the app in ways that loyal users actually wanted. If you want to do a different approach then create a new, separate app instead of underhandedly sabotaging one that was already acceptable to begin with!
Now totally useless. Don't want LinkedIn acct
I used to use this several times a week. However, they've now updated Pulse such that you can't open it without signing into a LinkedIn account. If I wanted a LinkedIn account, I'd download that app. I have no desire to give LinkedIn my information. They want you to sign up for a "free account" with your first and last name, your email and a password. If nothing else, they'll use this to spam your email and sell your information. They've taken a good app and trashed it. I had already deleted the app, but downloaded it again to place this review. It'll get deleted again once I'm done typing.
Unless you want to give LinkedIn your information, don't bother downloading this app. If you already have it and haven't updated it, DON'T update it.
- Category: News
- Updated: Feb 18, 2015
- Version: 4.0.14
- Size: 35.0 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
- Seller: LinkedIn Corporation
- © 2011 Alphonso Labs Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.