Since its roll out at the end of June, the new groups interface has already significantly increased member participation, measured by user comments and visits to Groups. We’ve also been listening to user feedback from many of our active groups on LinkedIn. In the spirit of continuous improvement, we’re excited to present the first set of improvements to how Groups can be moderated that we’ve incorporated after hearing from you.
1. Delete threads directly. One of the biggest concerns group managers have had is around spam and how best to manage it effectively. Starting this week, we’ve made it very easy for moderators to actively fight spam by deleting inappropriate content from the “More” tab on any LinkedIn groups’ thread.