Create polls, praise, announcements, and questions in Yammer

Create polls, praise, announcements, and questions in Yammer

Creating a poll, praising a coworker, making an announcement, or asking a question are all great ways for you to interact with people in your Yammer network.

Create a poll

Use polls to create a quick survey and get answers fast. Creating a poll, praising a coworker, or making an announcement are all great ways for you to interact with people in your Yammer network.

  1. Select Poll.

  2. Type your question and options for answers.

  3. Add who you want the poll to go to.

  4. Select Post.

Working with polls in Yammer

Praise someone

Praise someone in your network who shared something helpful, or to celebrate a success.

  1. Select Praise.

  2. Enter who you want to praise.

  3. Select a praise image.

  4. Type what you’re praising them for.

  5. Add who to notify, like their manager.

  6. Select Post.

Work with praise messages in Yammer

Make an announcement

If you’re a community administrator, you can also make announcements to share need-to-know information with the entire community.

  1. Select Announcement.

  2. Type a title and enter your announcement.

  3. You can also attach a file, Notify specific people, or Add topics if you like.

  4. To add a GIF, select Add a GIF, and search for and select the one you want.

  5. When you’re done, select Post.

    Everyone in the community receives a notification in their inbox, and an email.

Work with announcements in Yammer

Ask a Question

Use Questions to raise visibility and get answers.

  1. Select Question.

  2. Type your question and options for answers.

  3. Select Post.

  4. Add who you want the poll to go to.

Best answer to a Yammer question

Related topics

Use questions and answers in a Yammer community or group

Edit your Yammer conversation post or reply

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