LinkedIn getting a dark mode according to app researcher

What you need to know

  • LinkedIn could be getting a dark mode in the future.
  • An app researcher spotted dark mode code in the Android version of LinkedIn.
  • The app's dark mode is still in very early stages.

LinkedIn for Android could gain a dark mode in the near future, according to a new report. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong spotted an unreleased dim color option while going through the app's code via CNet.

Wong shared a blog post on the findings and highlighted that "This Dark Mode appears to be in an early stage of development, understandably."

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Dark modes are very popular among mobile users who use their phone in low-light settings in which a bright white screen can feel blinding. If the app gets a dark mode, you'll be able to search for a job or contact a colleague at night more easily.

Sean Endicott
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