Microsoft enriches Yammer with new features

Microsoft is boosting Yammer with new features and functionalities to improve the way that employees connect with each other, share what matters most, and meet security and compliance requirements.

Live Events in Yammer helps users reach any audience, anywhere, anytime with immersive communications – from informal webinars to professional studio broadcasts. Microsoft simplified the experience so group admins can now create, produce, and schedule these events without leaving Yammer.

Yammer conversations web part for SharePoint is now available, making it easier than ever to bring a fully interactive Yammer experience into any SharePoint page, news article, or SharePoint site.

In-geo storage of Yammer messages at rest for new EU customers. This means that for new Yammer networks, message bodies and files attached to messages will be stored at rest within the European Union specific geographical area.

Yammer content will show up in eDiscovery searches, bringing advanced security and compliance capabilities to Yammer groups connected to Office 365 Groups and unlocking new industries that require greater compliance controls.

This helps companies search, discover, and place legal holds on content and be proactive in the management of information and records. eDiscovery will be possible for all messages and files in your network.

Make knowledge more discoverable with a new type of post called question and answer. Denoted by unique styling, questions help people identify general discussions from those that require a response.

The update also gives users the ability to use new rich text formatting in Yammer. Users can now include bold, italic, links, bullets, and numbered lists.

For more information about these updates, visit www.microsoft.com.

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