Welcome to new Yammer

Note: This topic describes features in new Yammer. For information on using this feature in classic Yammer, see Welcome to classic Yammer.

Yammer is a social network that helps you openly connect and engage across your organization, share knowledge in communities, discuss ideas, and collaborate with others around the globe. Not only does Yammer connect you with the people and the information you need to achieve more. It also gives you the tools to work better together, no matter where your collaborators are located.

Tips for getting started with Yammer

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Join a community

Join communities to stay informed, connect with your peers, and gather ideas. Select the Discover link to find communities to join or select the Create link to create a new community.

Communities navigation in Yammer

Participate in the conversation

Like, reply to, and share messages to participate in conversations across your organization or @ mention someone to loop them into an interesting conversation. You can easily attach a document and image file, photo, or video to enhance your message.

Like and share in Yammer

Enhance your Yammer profile

Your Office profile helps coworkers learn more about you, the work you do, and your interests. Yammer also uses your profile information to help you create connections and build a strong network.

Profile of Yammer user

Use your Inbox

Use your Inbox to view, prioritize, and manage the most important messages and announcements. Your Inbox contains messages that you are following, announcements, and conversations you have participated in or have been @ mentioned in.

Conversations in Yammer

Use Message types

There are various message types to help enhance your message. Praise someone in your network to celebrate a success. Use polls to crowdsource feedback and get answers fast. Ask a question to get the best answer from someone in your organization.

Polls and announcements in Yammer

Use the mobile app

Download the Yammer mobile app to stay connected to coworkers and information on the go.

Yammer mobile app

See also

Downloadable quick start guide

Change my Yammer profile and settings

Attach a file to a Yammer message

Edit documents from Yammer

Tips for staying organized in Yammer

What's in the Yammer feed?

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