LinkedIn for Desktop

A desktop app for Windows 10

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Ryan Hoover
Ryan HooverHunterPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
LinkedIn just rolled out its Desktop app for Windows (unsure if/when a Mac version is coming). This makes sense as LinkedIn is expanding into productivity tools in partnership with its recent parent company, Microsoft.
Brendan O'Neil
Brendan O'Neil@brendan_o · Professional emailer at Robin
@rrhoover I thought Salesforce has bought Quip?
Ryan Hoover
Ryan HooverHunterPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
@brendan_o you're right! I'm getting over a bug and clearly not thinking right. 😖 Edited my comment above.
Palash Bagchi
Palash Bagchi@palash76 · Growth Hacker
@rrhoover Now we can all be full-time on linkedin :-)
Dominik Kugelmann
Dominik Kugelmann@dominik_kugelmann · I show CEOs how to work form their phone
This is an interesting move and I am not sure how this will complement the experience of LinkedIn.
Alex Cohen
Alex Cohen@alexcohenbirch · Founder of
@dominik_kugelmann - Same. This feels premature without the addition of a CRM or something similar
Basil Farraj
Basil Farraj@basilfarraj · CTO & Founder @
Why would they do that?
Daniel Ravina
Daniel Ravina@danielravina
I see no reason for doing that
William Pitcher
William Pitcher@wmpitcher · Founder, Pitcher Group
Other than version differences, anyone know of any general advantages to using Windows 10 apps over classic Windows applications or over the website version of sites like LinkedIn?
Andre Felipe
Andre Felipe@afelipeor · I do branding
@wmpitcher From the ones I've used, to me at leas they seem to integrate better