Facebook at Work is professional version of its existing Facebook and coming with some paid features, security tools specially aimed at professionals. Facebook is planning to launch professional version of its social network. “Facebook at Work “, is expected to launch very soon in upcoming months. According to a company executive, the latest version is being tested for last one year.
Julien Codorniou, director of global platform partnerships at Facebook said , “95 percent of what we developed for Facebook is also adopted for Facebook at Work.” The new version will give boost to workplace collaboration and is nearly similar to its present social network. Professional Version of Facebook will have scrolling news feed , like button and chat service also.
But there will a special profile maintained for Facebook at work which will distinguish it from existing Facebook profiles. The company is also develop exclusive products for Facebook at Work which include some security features and tools.
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Company had started beta testing this year in January and it was kept free of cost.
After its launch , Facebook at Work Service will be open for all companies but facebook will charge a few dollars per month for all users for enjoying its paid features such as analytics and customer support.
Online career market including LinkedIn Corp and Monster Worldwise Inc is worth about $6 billion a year, market research firm IDC had said in August.
More than 300 companies, including Heineken, Royal Bank of Scotland and jewelry company Stella and Dot, are using Facebook at Work and Club Mediterranee SA is set to be the latest adopter.
The French resort company will offer the service to all its 13,000 employees through summer 2016, Anne Browaeys-Level, Club Mediterranee’s chief marketing & digital officer, told Reuters.
Facebook’s Codorniou said almost everything on Facebook at Work is the same as the regular Facebook social network, with some minor exceptions.
The big relief for facebook user will be that you can not play candy crush on Facebook at Work so user will get relief from unwanted candy crush requests.
Source : Reuters