'Facebook At Work' Coming Soon: 5 Important Things You Need to Know Right Away!

    After spending a years in testing, Facebook is expected to launch its professional version of its social network called "Facebook at Work."

    'Facebook At Work' Coming Soon: 5 Important Things You Need to Know

    The new service by Facebook is aimed towards workplace collaboration, which will be similar to the social networking, with a scrolling news feed, like and chat service. However, users of Facebook at Work will have a special profiles that are different from their existing Facebook profiles.

    Employees can create separate log-ins with their work accounts to use and can link these up with their other profiles to access everything in one place.

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    Facebook's new product will put head-to-head with the other "enterprise social network" space like Yammer, Slack, Convo, Socialcast and more. Here is few key points about the service, read on to know more.

    Facebook At Work:

    Users can link their work and personal accounts together so that they are logged into both at the same time. This work much like group and public profiles together. While, on mobile, Facebook at Work will be available on Android and iOS, but you need to install it separately.

    Facebook At Work:

    If your company is using Facebook at Work, you can set up your account by clicking the link in the email you've received or by visiting Facebook at Work (ex: company.facebook.com) from your computer.

    Facebook At Work:

    Facebook at Work has identical set of features to personal Facebook, but the company has disabled the platform so that third party API will not work, but Facebook is keen to to turn it back on.

    Facebook At Work;

    Facebook started beta-testing its new product earlier this year in January and has kept it as a free, "invite-only" service for companies so far. Well, more than 300 companies including Royal Bank of Scotland, Heineken Stella & Dot and Club Mediterranee SA are using Facebook at Work.

    Facebook At Work:

    There is no firm details on the pricing yet, but considering the most of the other apps that offers similar service tiers of pricing. However, by making the product free, Facebook can potentially drive a lot more users.

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