Facebook finally rolls out Workplace; an enterprise-focused messaging and social networking platform that has been running as a beta program for 20 months now as Facebook at Work
Facebook Workplace users will be billed on a monthly active user metrics. Already, the platform has some 1,000 organization that have been using the platform for free while it was still in beta stage. Workplace is launching both as a desktop and mobile app, complete with News Feed, direct messaging Chat, Live Video, Translation features, Reactions, and video/voice calling feature.
In essence, it just like Facebook but tailored to the needs of individuals and companies’ staffs that want to stay in touch and/or coordinate their work seamlessly. The platform is already open for use to anyone; whether as an individual or as an organization.
How is Facebook Workplace different?
Facebook Workplace is actually late to the party. Already there are many other options for messaging and collaborative systems like Slack, Yammer, Chatter, Hipchat, Jive, Beekeeper, and Zinc among others.
Facebook wants to court a bigger market, not just the traditional corporate white-collar, behind-the-desk type of clients its competitors have been courting. With …read more
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