type

Type of the article.

One of:

  • pulse - articles posted on LinkedIn Pulse.
  • external - articles posted on sites other than LinkedIn.

For shares containing a link to an article, the type of the article shared.

For engagements and clicks on shares that include an article, the type of the article included in the share being engaged with.

For article views, the type of the viewed article.

Query filtering

  1. Filter to shares of Pulse articles only:

    li.subtype == "activity|share" AND ||.||.type == "pulse"

  2. Filter to shares of external articles with any of a set of keywords in the title:

    li.subtype == "activity|share" AND ||.||.type == "external" AND ||.||.title contains_any "iPhone, iPad, Galaxy Tab, Nexus"

Analysis

You can use this target to analyze the types of articles being shared or engaged with.

  1. Analyze the types of articles being shared:

    "filter": "li.subtype == \"activity|share\"",
    "parameters": {
        "analysis_type": "freqDist",
        "parameters": {
            "target": "||.||.type",
            "threshold": 2
        }
    }

    Notice that here a query filter is used to filter to articles posted in shares.

  2. Analyze the types of articles with titles containing any of a set of keywords:

    "filter": "||.||.title contains_any \"iPhone, iPad, Galaxy Tab, Nexus\"",
    "parameters": {
        "analysis_type": "freqDist",
        "parameters": {
            "target": "||.||.type",
            "threshold": 2
        }
    }

    Notice that here a query filter is used to filter to articles with the keywords.

Resource information

Type: string

Tokenized for query filters: No

Analysis target: Yes

Query filter: Yes

Child analysis target: Yes