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O365 - Yammer Groups

Office365 has many ways to collaborate. Yammer is a private, social network. Yammer lets you get and stay connected with your network of coworkers. It works seamlessly with all O365 products. Refer to our other O365 documentation for questions on other collaboration products like Microsoft Teams.

Read our Yammer FAQ

Yammer Features

  • Yammer inbox for Yammer messages
  • Yammer mobile app for Anroid, iOS and Windows Phone
  • O365 Group connected Yammer group features: SharePoint Document Library and site, OneNote notebook and Planner
  • Files in an O365 Group connected Yammer group can be synced to your desktop for easy file access using the OneDrive Sync client.

Compared to Microsoft Team

  • A Microsoft Team is a "chat based workplace" meant for small teams where teams of people work together. Think of Yammer as an internal social network.
  • Team members must use the Microsoft Team app to participate fully in the team as opposed to Yammer where you would join a Yammer group based on interest in the topic and could interact with Yammer via email notifications or visit the Yammer site and post, read or search for topics or groups of interest.