When trying to keep up with competitors like Google Workspace and Microsoft Office 365, Facebook job gets a number of improvements designed to help Teams stay connected and productive.
“Business leaders recognize that real contact with people in remote or hybrid environments is business-critical,” the company wrote blog post announced the news. “And everyone understands that our key front-line workers are often more vulnerable, and that bringing them together and supporting them is a priority.”
“We believe that customers choose the workplace because we have a unique position to help people create a culture where everyone can share information, work together and build community.”
The new additions include updated live video features that add a Q&A feature to the Workplace live video platform, allowing attendees to send queries directly to the presenter.
Workplace is also set to receive the basic version of Cisco’s Webex video conferencing platform, which allows users to initiate a call on Webex but send it to the workplace network.
Other new third-party integrations include the ability to share content from Workplace to sites like Microsoft SharePoint and synchronize Workplace events with third-party calendars such as Outlook and Gmail.
The Workplace Knowledge Library is also gaining momentum, allowing users to pull content from other platforms into the tool, which means people can access your company’s most important content in one place.
Updates come when Facebook Workplace hits seven million paid subscribers, making the platform a business success.
The increase in teleworking caused by the pandemic has helped increase user numbers by 40 percent over the past 12 months. Facebook now hopes that when employees return to the office, the need for job-like services continues to grow.