Nokia Ovi Store Now Offers ‘LinkedIn’ App

Nokia has announced the availability of the ‘LinkedIn’ App on Ovi Store. LinkedIn will now be available to Nokia users allowing them to send and receive messages from their connections, add new members, accept or decline invitations, browse profiles, search connections, share status updates and do much more, while on the move.


The LinkedIn app can be downloaded free of cost from. Initially available through the Store on the Nokia N8, Nokia E7 and Nokia C6, The application features six modules, each with a user experience designed andcreated especially for Nokia devices:

 *       Updates: Users can view and share crucial business intelligence and updates
with their networks, which is perfect for those spare moments between meetings.

 *       Connections:  Users now have quick access to any of their connections in
order to get their up-to-date profile information, as well as the ability to
send them messages immediately.

 *        Search:  Nokia has implemented a unified search across both the users’
direct connections and the entire LinkedIn network. So all Nokia consumers can
now search across over 100 million global professionals, and get results back
in seconds.

 *       Invitations: The app enables one to accept outstanding invitations immediately
and invite people to connect, anytime, from anywhere.

 *     Inbox:  Users can stay up-to-date with their LinkedIn messages
and communicate with professionals within their networks all the time.

 *       Reconnect: This module brings suggestions for new connections to you, helping
users build and leverage their networks on the go

  Additionally, the LinkedIn app on the Ovi Store also incorporates a unique speech bubble icon on the top-right, allowing users to post status messages that can be synched with the twitter account.


Hari V. Krishnan, Country Manager, LinkedIn India said, The
growing number of professionals in India is a major factor in driving
the adoption of mobile phones here to over 600 million users.  Today’s
professionals seek connectivity on the go and the availability of LinkedIn for
Nokia’s wide range of smartphones provides an apt solution to this demand.
Through this application, we will continue to connect talent to opportunity,
making professionals productive and successful.”

 Jasmeet Gandhi, Head-Services Marketing, Nokia India
said, Our endeavor is to offer mobile applications and widgets that allow our
consumers to access information and offer complete and up-to-date coverage of
everything that is relevant and interesting anytime, anywhere. We think the
LinkedIn app is a very useful addition to the business user’s toolkit.”

 The app was created using Qt with the LinkedIn Platform, the company’s development toolkit to allow programmers to access the network from external applications. The Nokia Qt SDK is a single, easy-to-use software developer kit for rapid development, testing
and deployment of native applications for Nokia smartphones and mobile
computers around the globe.

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