One of the best ways to use LinkedIn is also the simplest: it’s an easy way to stay in touch with your network. This includes the ability to see what someone is up to via the news feed, but there’s a catch: given that LinkedIn’s algorithm won’t show every update from every one of your connections. But you can see all of an individual’s recent activity–if you do a little digging.
Start by going to a LinkedIn member’s profile, then click the down arrow next to “Send a message”:
Then select “View recent activity” as highlighted below:
You’ll then be able to see everything he or she has recently shared, liked, or commented on–and you’ll have some excellent conversation starters should you want to reach out.