‘Facebook at Work’, for you to connect to your office
Facebook is working to create a version of its social network for office use. Thus, employees can communicate with each other at work.
It is called “Facebook at Work” (Facebook at work), and this will look and feel the same way that the current website social media. What is the only difference? It is designed to communicate with colleagues and collaborate on projects office.
This news was first reported by Financial Times. Facebook declined to comment.
At Present, the company is testing Facebook at Work and is expected to continue the pilot phase for at least a few months, before it is released for public use.
The trick will be to maintain that service within the website of Facebook, but separate enough for users to feel comfortable that your personal life does not extend to their working lives.
The new service would also change the way Facebook is perceived by other technology companies. The Facebook Platform at Work would be a direct competitor to LinkedIn, Google, IBM and other.
Given that Facebook already has 1.350 millions of users who have access to social media network each month, This is in a very favorable position to incorporate office on a platform that really works. Facebook employees already use the social network to collaborate internally.
Present day, Office workers using a hodgepodge of computer programs to communicate online with their colleagues and share documents, including Office 365, SharePoint, Google Drive, Dropbox, AIM y Yammer.
Then, We LinkedIn. The professional network and does the best job classifying coworkers and connecting with them. But do not have any live chat feature and there is no collaboration between them.
Source: CNN in Spanish