Showing or Hiding Activity Updates About You

How do I control the updates I broadcast about myself?

Last Reviewed: 02/10/2014
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You can turn your activity broadcasts on or off and select who can see your activity on their homepage from the Privacy & Settings page.

Some of the changes that trigger updates or activity broadcasts are:

  • Adding a new current job position
  • Adding a new current school
  • Adding a new link to a website
  • Recommending someone
  • Following a company
  • Adding a connection - We'll send an update if you've chosen "Your connections" when you control who can see your connections.
  • Adding additional skills to your profile.
  • Sharing content with your network.
  • Editing the title of your current position
  • Current work experience anniversaries

Note: Editing the title of your current position may send an update to your network. It will indicate you have a new job and give them the opportunity to message you and say "congratulations". If you don't want this notification to be sent, please turn your activity broadcasts off.

While you can limit most of your notifications, the following notifications will be posted regardless of your activity settings:

You can learn how to control the updates you see from others and see your current settings for updates on your homepage. Learn more about the frequency of activity broadcasts.

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