The "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section is one of the most popular destinations on LinkedIn, and now it's about to get even more interesting.
The business-focused social network on has introduced a new "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section, complete with more "visual analytics and actionable insights designed to give you more ways to manage your professional identity." The new page offers insights such as the industry your viewers work in, the keyword searches that led them to your profile, how viewers found you, what regions they live in, what profession they're in, and their employer.
Best of all, the page offers personalised tips on actions you can take to make yourself more discoverable. You'll get suggestions about ways you can complete your profile, industry-relevant articles you might like to share, and professional groups you can join. The site will also tell you how those actions could increase your profile views.
"Wouldn't it be great if someone could tell you that just by adding a photo to your profile or sharing a specific article with your LinkedIn network, your LinkedIn Profile would be 11x more likely to be viewed and potentially attract more professional opportunities your way?" LinkedIn project manager Udi Milo wrote in a blog post Monday. "Well, I'm happy to say that starting today, it will be available to you – on LinkedIn."
The new Who's Viewed Your Profile section will begin rolling out to English-speaking members around the world today, with more languages to follow, LinkedIn said.
Meanwhile, LinkedIn last week finally added the ability to block other members, a feature many users have been requesting. You can now block someone by choosing the Block or Report option on their profile page. More recently the business based social media site also brought down a lawsuit on those creating fake, spam accounts.