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The newsfeed is a micro blog where you and people in your organization share ideas and information. Newsfeed posts can include a variety of features, such as pictures, videos, links and tags.


  • SkyDrive is now OneDrive, and SkyDrive Pro is now OneDrive for Business. Read more about this change at From SkyDrive to OneDrive.

  • Your organization may customize or restrict some of the features described in these videos.

Inside this course:

Post something to everyone (1:51)
See an overview of a newsfeed post and its features.

Add a picture to a newsfeed post (0:39)
Display a picture in a newsfeed post.

Add a document link to a newsfeed post (1:50)
Add links to documents stored in your OneDrive for work or school or other SharePoint libraries in a newsfeed post.

Add a web site link or video to a newsfeed post (2:15)
Link to web sites or embed a video in your newsfeed posts.

Add tags and mentions to a newsfeed post (2:59)
Use tags and mentions to stay informed and to highlight ideas and people.

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