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Come join us at our happy hour event on September 26, 2017, at 6:00pm-9:00pm. We'll be hosting it at the awesome restaurant & bar Lafayette's. If you're planning on coming, click on the link below to get more details and to RSVP. Looking forward to see

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I have just had a request to close a Yammer group as it has been superceded, but they have also requested that we migrate the content to the new group.

 

I remember when we merged networks that content couldn't be migrated but I wasn't sure about groups - a

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Nothing built in.  :(  Theoretically you could script something which would take the data available in an export and re-post each post into the new group.  This is simila

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We hope you're looking forward to Ignite and we're excited to offer a thought provoking Yammer Pre-Day on "How top organizations use Yammer to transform into a Modern Workplace". We're lucky to have this session led by two of the world's preimminent thou

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Unfortunately the Yammer Pre-Day session will not proceed. Anyone interested in discussing the content can reach out to Scott Ward or Simon Terry at Ignite or on this com... Read More
Not sure how to kick start a Yammer network or need help driving engagement and business value? Check out this #Ignite pre-day session. You'll leave inspired and energize... Read More

Even if you're undecided or in a solid state of "No" about Yammer, check out this session: It'll demystify (and de-mythologize) the platform, and energize you with bonafi

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Thanks @Steve Nguyen.  This promises to be a very pragmatic workshop that will enable people to build detailed plans for a new or existing Yammer Network.  If your busine

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Need your help, i have few customers on E1 and E3 plans so is there any License implications for them to use Yammer desktop app or they don't need any additional license or subscription to run yammer desktop app?

 

 

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Someone in our company has created a Yammer network at company domain e.g. @abcxyz.com. Company started using Office365 this year and @abcxyz is a registered domain in O365. 

 

We want to bring the exiting Yammer network under O365. However when we go to Ya

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This is my interview with Sarah Parry, Knowledge Manager at Chaucer (UK), a management consultancy that delivers technology and data driven change. This is for my collective blog Super #Yammer #WomenInTech a key theme at Microsoft Ignite  next week. My bl

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So Microsoft have now changed the channel names again however no information on their technet site regarding the registry name of the channel and when the name in the registry will change. Can we still continue with "deferred" as the name of the channel o

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Require assistance to script and schedule a Yammer data export (excluding attachments) to run daily, in an unzipped format. Also if its possible, to save the exported data directly into an Azure store (for Machine Learning processing).

 

Any suggestions, or

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I run a powershell script.... scheduled to run every day. Make sure whereever you're hosting has access as well as Powershell Version 4 or newer (I use 5 currently). Chec

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Can I ask what the purpose is of exporting the content on a daily basis?

This is my interview with Becky Benishek based in the US for my collective blog Super #WomenInTech, a key theme at Microsoft Ignite #MSignite Orlando next week. The blog spotlights outstanding #Yammer #WomenInTech from around the world and how we Work Out Loud

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It failed me in one internal group and one external group: lescdd-contentdesigndelivery+hp.com@yammer.com, apollofw+cddsupplier-lionbridge@yammer.com

Any idea?

 

Thanks!

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I'm having a similar problem. I have a SQL stored proc that posts to Yammer via email using sp_send_dbmail, and the last email that has shown up in the Yammer feed was on... Read More

After watching the latest Microsoft Mechanics video on Yammer located @

https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Mechanics/Yammer-updates--From-new-user-experiences-to-new-IT-controls

It was mentioned that yammer groups were going to get an office 365 group which in

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HI Robert,

 

Is it possible for you to share where exactly you blocked creation of groups from Yammer? In our organization we want to block users to be able to create O365

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Yes - that is correct. While we won't restrict users who want to create Yammer groups, IT can can control if that Yammer group creates an O365 group.

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Hi Robert, good question. Adding @Angus Florance from the Yammer product team. 

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This is an interview with Lee Schubert based in the UK, for my blog Super #WomenInTech, a key theme at Microsoft Ignite #MSignite Orlando next week. The blog spotlights outstanding #Yammer #WomenInTech from around the world and how we Work Out Loud #WOL.

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We have an external network in our Yammer tenant that has no members and no admins. When I join this network I'm automatically given the admin rights, but when I try to access this network I get this message: (Norwegian) "Du finner ingenting her, men beho

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No, you need to be a member and network admin so while it's strange that it's not working for you it's also not surprising.
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What does it mean when a user avatar has a blue smiley icon super-imposed in its lower right?  I've seen it in several Yammer networks, and I currently see it in my company's network.

 

It is not about being online, since the user is not online in Yammer.

It

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Did anyone find out how long the smiley face stays on the avatar?

Hi Ingeborg,  It reflects a new user. I don't however know how long it sticks to their avatar.

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I have a few questions regarding external participants and external groups.
1. Can external participants access Public internal groups and/or Public external groups - or just the group(s) they are a member of?
2. Can participants members see the All Company

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To answer your questions:
1. They can only access the external groups that they are a member of
2. They cannot access the All Company group
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Hello ,

 

I need a help , I have completed my 70-534 exam on 9th of September 2017 but i didn't received the certificate and certificate number yet in my Microsoft Learning Dashboard . However it was showing as completed in learning transcript and received

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It's being discussed over in Change Alerts but I thought it was worth mentioning here. The Yammer App for Windows has been released.  Users are starting to get notifications of its availability, possible though First Release Select users only:

 

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Thanks to

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A quick update, the Yammer for Windows and Mac desktop app is being released for all users on the 18th September.  This is confirmed accordingly in a Message center post.

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When a PowerPoint presentation is viewed in Yammer Desktop, there are two "Download" buttons:

One at the top:

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And one at the bottom:

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The bottom one works well, it immediatel

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I saw the pop up for this appear for me in Yammer a few days ago, but at the time I dismissed it. Now, I can't find out how to download. Is there a direct link available

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There's a message in the O365 Message Center about this as of today. (also: Mac client is also released)

It works fine. however, embedded stream video is not working in this app.

Looks like there is a current issue with Keyword Monitoring and it is currently not working. This is bad news for data loss prevention scenarios and our particular problem - safeguarding younger users. We have more than 30,000 under 18s in our Yammer netw

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Keyword monitoring shouldn't be impacted by any integration with Skype for Business.

 

Appears that it was a technical issue in delivering those keyword alerts. If you have

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Hey All,

 

We are intending to run an online treasure hunt as part of our internal campaign. Need some ideas.

 

I do remember that on the erstwhile Yammer IT Pro Network (which has been migrated here); there was a treasure hunt organised as part of its 50K Mi

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I'd love to know more about this. Hoping someone chimes in. 

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Come join us at our happy hour event on September 26, 2017, at 6:00pm-9:00pm. We'll be hosting it at the awesome restaurant & bar Lafayette's. If you're planning on coming, click on the link below to get more details and to RSVP. Looking forward to see

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Hi,

starting today, I am unable to use the GIF option successfully.  After clicking on GIF and finding an image, it looks like it uploads, but then it shows as "undefined". 

 

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After clicking "Post", it looks like this:

 

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If I click on it, it looks like this:

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Apparently Yammer are testing a different GIF provider. I have seen the same issue across multiple networks and groups.
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After the Yammer directory sync was deprecated, I am wondering if theres a way to automatically create a yammer user (active), when a new office 365 user is created? Is there a bulk way to update these for all the pending users? Any way to change pending ... Read More
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Are you running Azure Active Directory Connect to populate users in Office 365?
If not - use that as it will do what you want.

Hello, 1100 user tenant. I heard #Joined messages were going away for large orgs but were still seeing them. Any timeline on when they will stop?

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You can also put in a mail transport rule to block these messages:

 

• Welcome to Yammer email

 

Block if:
From Domain: Yammer.com
Subject Contains: welcome to the <company nam

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My empirical experience is that the joined messages will stop at 1000 users, but let us know what your expereince is, since there are no official annoucements.

There's never been official word on what the new limit is, but when the network achieves this number, then the posts stop.  Until then, you are welcome to try my method f

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Hi Robert, 

 

Here's a post from @Juliet Wei (Yammer product team). 

 

"Yammer is now growing faster than ever and as such we've received feedback from our fastest growin

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Building on an earlier thread about scheduling posts, @Benjamin Elias and I have an invitation for you: https://vimeo.com/231783090


If you own a business or personal brand in social media, you understand the value of being able to schedule your posts to Tw

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Hello! I received some feedback from a group admin, who said that in the past, when someone had been invited to Yammer but not accepted the invitation to join, their name would show up when you started typing their name (in either the search or a post) as

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Julie, it looks like @Pradeep GanapathyRaj is looking into mentioning what are called "pending users", as it should be working. See his latest post here https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Yammer/Automatically-create-an-active-Yammer-user-for-Office365-users/m-p/64678#M1765 

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Does anyone know how the number of yammer messages read is counted? Is it enough that a user loads a web page with yammer feed embedded? Or does the user need to go to Yammer (alternativly start the Yammer app)? Has Micorsoft made any changes to how th

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Hello - whenever a user reads any message, from any client, it is considered a read. From what I know, there were no changes made here. You are mentioning %s here, were t

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