LinkedIn to launch audio events later this month
The live audio feature LinkedIn confirmed it was working on last year will reportedly debut later this month in beta as part of the company’s new events platform. Microsoft-owned LinkedIn said last March that it was doing “early tests to create a unique audio experience connected to your professional identity.” According to TechCrunch, LinkedIn’s all-virtual events platform will eventually include moderated panel-style discussions, roundtables, and fireside chats, with the formats left up to the event hosts.
The virtual events will be built on LinkedIn’s in-house tools, and event participants will potentially be able to converse with each other during and after the live events. The video version is expected to be available later in the…