Yammer Notifications - Basics 101

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When it comes to Yammer's email notifications, currently (Sept 2016), here are three things to know:

- You cannot decide the *default* notifications for Yammer notifications for your tenant. Sorry.

- You cannot customize the *content* of notifications (amount of text displayed, add your company logo, etc.)

- You don't have to worry about negative notification messages. See below.

 

Here's a rule of thumb: "Yammer does not send nasty-grams" (mean messages).

 

I say this because I've never encountered evidence nor reports of any of these:

- Deny message (re: your application for group admittance)

- Person Stopped Following You message

- Person Un-liked Your Post message

- Person Left Your Group message

- Admin Deleted Your Post message

- Admin Deleted Your Group message

 

This concept comes up with I advise new users to "join groups freely, and follow people sparingly."

 

Because, I assure my training participants, no group admin will get an "X user has left" message if you decide to leave. And if you need to unfollow some people, they won't get a notice you did that, either.

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Seems we can't edit our own messages? Okay, so I'll just quote Lee Schubert here: Mistakes are evidence that you're trying.

 

Typos. Sigh.

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I hear that the ability to EDIT a Yammer post is coming very soon!  I know, we've heard that before, but they seem more confident this time. Smiley Happy

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It certainly seems so, see "in development' at  Microsoft roadmap, Yammer

 

Props to @Deleted for pointing me to this.