Facebook At Work

  • Facebook at Work will launch on October 10 in London

    Facebook at Work will launch on October 10 in London

    Some more details are coming through on Facebook at Work, the social network’s big effort to move into enterprise communication services with a business version of its popular platform. Facebook has now sent out invites for a Facebook at Work launch event to take place in London on Monday, October 10. The invite confirms our report earlier this week that it would launch next month… Read More

  • Facebook At Work is launching next month

    Facebook At Work is launching next month

    Facebook is ready to make work as addictive as socializing. The company plans to launch its enterprise communication and collaboration network Facebook At Work in the next few weeks on a per seat pricing model, The Information (paywall) first reported and a source close to Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch. Facebook believes it can keep individual employees engaged with the product, so… Read More

  • Facebook adds 36K Telenor employees to Facebook at Work as it gears up for global launch

    Facebook adds 36K Telenor employees to Facebook at Work as it gears up for global launch

    Facebook at Work — the enterprise version of Facebook that lets businesses build their own secure social networks — has racked up over 60,000 companies on a waiting list while still in closed beta. And as it gears up for a full global launch and new features like an app platform later this year, Facebook is announcing its newest big customer. As of today, Telenor, the… Read More

  • Facebook At Work Gets Its Own Version Of Messenger With Debut of “Work Chat”

    Facebook At Work Gets Its Own Version Of Messenger With Debut of “Work Chat”

    Facebook at Work, the version of Facebook designed for chatting with colleagues on a private social network, now has its own chat client as well. Somewhat like Facebook at Work’s version of Messenger, the new “Work Chat” app, as it’s called, allows coworkers to message each other individually, participate in group chats, share photos and videos, make voice calls, and… Read More

  • Facebook Where? The Enterprise Reacts To Facebook At Work

    Facebook Where? The Enterprise Reacts To Facebook At Work

    Facebook released a public pilot of its long-awaited enterprise social app called Facebook at Work today, but will businesses actually want to use it? Enterprise Social as a category has been with us for almost a decade, with companies like Jive, Yammer (now part of Microsoft) and Socialcast (now part of VMware) trying hard to get organizations to embrace social tools — often being… Read More

  • How Facebook At Work Could Shrink Faceless Enterprises

    How Facebook At Work Could Shrink Faceless Enterprises

    When you have a question at a small company, you always know who to ask. But as corporations grow, it becomes impossible to remember everyone’s names, let alone their areas of expertise, and communication channels flood with noise. Facebook At Work, the company’s new enterprise collaboration suite, could change that. Read More