Office 365 Updates

Office 365 Update: Yammer Group Types

To pave the way for O365 groups integration, Yammer will be changing its group types to align with O365 group concepts. These changes will include the following:

  • Public Groups – the option for closed membership will no longer be available
  • Private Groups (Listed) – only the admin of the Yammer group can grant approvals to new members
  • Private Groups (Unlisted) – only the admin of the Yammer group can grant approvals to new members

This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID: 72468

How does this affect me?

Once this is available in your network, you can create an Office 365 Group that uses either Outlook email or Yammer to communicate and share information.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change. Update your user training, if you feel this change is important to you. Please click Additional Information to learn more.

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