We’ve known that Facebook at Work was getting close to launch for a while now, with an increasing flow of information about trial customers and their experiences.Finally they officially launched Workplace by Facebook their enterprise version of the Facebook social network. Workplace, formerly named Facebook at Work has been in private beta for over a year and is being used in over 1,000 organizations around the world, dozens of which have more than 10,000 people using it.So today we’re announcing that Workplace will now be available to any company or organization that wants to use it.
Who’s using it?
For Everyone, Around the World,the workplace is about more than just communicating between desks within the walls of an office. We’ve seen that just as Facebook keeps you connected to friends and family, it can do the same with coworkers.Facebook has created the virtual Workplace – a site you can access wherever you are to connect and communicate with colleagues and work on the go.Large multinational companies like Danone, Starbucks and Booking.com, international nonprofits such as Oxfam, and regional leaders such as YES Bank in India and the Government Technology Agency of Singapore have all embraced Workplace.
What can you expect?
How to measure?
Facebook has also built unique, Workplace-only features that companies can benefit from such:
- dashboard with analytics
- integrations with single sign-on
- identity providers that allow companies to more easily integrate Workplace with their existing IT systems.
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