Message and Conversation Features in Yammer

Office 365

Applies to: Office 365

Topic Last Modified: 2015-06-24

The following message and conversation features are available in Yammer.

Use the publisher to share an update, add a document, post a poll, praise someone or post an event.

Notify other coworkers and loop them into a conversation by @mentioning their name.

See who’s online and instantly start a private discussion with one or more co-workers. The contact list is automatically sorted by the people you interact with most.

Start a private dialogue with one or more coworkers. You can add more participants at any time.

Share conversations to another group’s feed or via a private message to relay information and important messages.

With Office Online support in Yammer, documents uploaded to Yammer can be viewed and edited with Office Online, directly in Yammer. This allows documents to be beautifully rendered with Office Online, enables co-authoring by different users simultaneously, and displays relevant Yammer conversations, right on your browser.

Organize meetings and events, share them with coworkers and keep track of attendance. Events can be added to Outlook, Google, Yahoo! and iCal calendars.

Easily create a poll to survey coworkers and gather feedback from others to inform your decision-making.

To view feature availability across Office 365 plans, standalone options, and on-premise solutions, see Yammer Service Description.

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