Creator Economy

LinkedIn’s New Algorithm to Reduce Clickbait Posts

Thousand Faces Club
Sep 5, 2023
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The question is always about how much we create — and not how consistently we show up (for our users and for ourselves in terms of breaks and rest days). But sometimes it’s all that matters.

On that note, let’s start this week’s Going Solo with

  • Hank Green on creating paths
  • #Discover100Creators: Paras Chopra
  • LinkedIn is stirring the pot to reduce clickbait posts
  • Bypassing burnouts

Hank Green on Creating Paths

Hank Green is a creator, vlogger, entrepreneur, and many more amazing things. He is also a New York Times best-selling author who tweets avidly about science, music, and other great stuff.

Something he said about creating our own paths made us go: what a simple yet powerful statement! 🙌

#Discover100Creators: Paras Chopra

Founder of Wingify, writer behind Inverted Passion, and a Twitter creator with over 107K followers — Paras Chopra’s Twitter threads and posts are hotpots of information. Plus, he strongly advocates mental health and how creators and entrepreneurs can prioritise and take timely breaks.

Right now, he is also working on a book: Mental Models for startup founders. Today, Paras has a strong community of readers and followers, who exemplify his incredible journey. 🔥

We’ve written a Twitter thread on Paras to help you understand his journey. 👇

Discover Paras Chopra’s Journey

LinkedIn Aims to Reduce Click-bait Posts on the Platform

Users and engagement on LinkedIn are on the rise and how! Owing to that, LinkedIn is introducing certain measures to cut down click-bait posts on the platform.

Of course the change in the algorithm is clear — pushing content or LinkedIn users who are authentic or initiating conversations that matter. Besides, LinkedIn is now offering users to choose what sort of content they’d like to consume or not, especially political content. Not all too keen to read a certain category of news? No problem, opt out!

With this level of filtering, LinkedIn also intends to reduce posts where authors actively seek likes or engagement.

To know more about this, check out LinkedIn’s official blog post.

Bypassing Burnouts: From Google for Creators

At Thousand Faces Club, you’ll always find us saying: a creator’s life is a lonely journey. 🚶‍♂️

No wonder when burnouts occur we often find no one to lean on — besides, burnout is a conversation most avoid. When we’re trying to squash burnout, what works for you might not work for others. But starting with the basics is the 🔑.

In this video, Google for Creators addresses just that.

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