LinkedIn Groups will no longer be available: Hootsuite

LinkedIn Groups will no longer be available: Hootsuite

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LinkedIn Groups will no longer be available Hootsuite
LinkedIn Groups will no longer be available Hootsuite

Did I say something which created a lot of curiosity in you? Yes, I did because LinkedIn is one of the largest social platforms for professionals.

I would not hesitate to say that most of us are hunting for jobs and getting good opportunities here.

After reading this article I will let you decide how this news impacted you. I would love to hear your comment.

NEWS: Due to updates in Linkedin’s API, Linkedin Groups will no longer available with Hootsuite from 30th, June 2017.

Here are some questions before we proceed:

What is Hootsuite?
Why was LinkedIn Group integration important with Hootsuite?
What will happen after LinkedIn Groups are not available with Hootsuite?

What is Hootsuite?

Hootsuite, one of the largest platforms for scheduling and sharing the posts on various social media i.e Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram etc.

This tool is very helpful for social media managers and the people who use to share regular updates.

Why was LinkedIn Group integration important with Hootsuite?

Whether you are an individual or business profession LinkedIn Groups are always helpful for sharing professional content and making good connections.

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Many of us are very busy in managing our day to day business. So we use an external application like Hootsuite/Buffer to schedule our posts for LinkedIn Groups.

It also helps to share relevant information without worrying about the timezone.

For example, I am living in India and I want to post something in the Group based in the US. I will simply go to my Hootsuite account and schedule the post according to US timezone.

What will happen after LinkedIn Groups are not available with Hootsuite?

As LinkedIn made some changes in the API’s LinkedIn Groups are no longer available for any external application.

So on and after 30th, June 2017 Hootsuite will not provide LinkedIn Groups stream in your account.

Good news: LinkedIn profiles and company pages will continue to work and normal however LinkedIn Groups can only be accessed on the LinkedIn platform.