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New LinkedIn feature: starred messages

March 29, 2023

New LinkedIn feature: star

The exchange of messages increased by 20% on LinkedIn in 2022 compared to 2021.

So if you are active on LinkedIn, your messaging mailbox is a headache to deal with, whether it’s headhunters or bots, it’s easy to lose your head.

New LinkedIn functionality: 

To address this LinkedIn has released a new “star” feature to help organize your inbox. 

This addition will allow you to better filter your recurring contacts, instead of spending 3 minutes scrolling or trying to find them via the search bar.

In addition, it will be easier to filter messages sent by bots. LinkedIn is leading a fight against spam and automated messages. An additional difficulty for companies, schools that use these methods for marketing and recruitment … 

The platform fights against the spambots which target companies that use the automated messages for marketing purposes and recruitment etc..

So how do you use the LinkedIn star? 

First step:

It is a very simple process to activate the LinkedIn star. To do so, just click on your LinkedIn messenger which is located at the bottom right of your screen.

Boite de réception LinkedIn

Second  step : Messaging LinkedIn Star


Click on the 3 small dots next to the person to open the drop-down menu. 

Then select the star.





And another good tip, you may already know, you also have the possibility to filter your LinkedIn messages according to their type: 

Starred messaging LinkedIn



  • Archived
  • Starred (new) 
  • Unread 
  • In mail
  • Spam



And here you have your favorite people listed! 


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