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What's New in Workplace? August 2023
All the latest Workplace product announcements and feature releases.
This month, we’re excited to share the following Workplace updates - draft saving option and a new immersive video player for mobile users; Work Chat custom reactions, improved filtering for admins and the ability for admins to move posts across open groups, on desktop.Draft saving option for mobile users
Draft saving option for mobile users
End users can now save and access multiple drafts on mobile platforms by using the new ‘Save Draft’ feature. This addresses user access issues and improves the overall mobile experience of the product. Available on mobile (Android/iOS).
Learn more about this feature here.Immersive video player for mobile
Immersive video player for mobile
To provide end users with a more immersive experience, mobile Workplace videos and live broadcasts have been upgraded with the same technology as Facebook’s new video player. This includes improved displays when switching between landscape and portrait, and the ability to control the playback speed too. Available on mobile (Android/iOS).Custom reactions now enabled
Custom reactions now enabled
With the enablement of custom reactions in Work Chat, end users now have access to the full emoji menu selection to send reactions to messages, rather than just the 7 basic reactions (Like, Love, Care etc). Available on desktop.Improved filtering for Admins
Improved filtering for Admins
Our improved filtering options will now enable Admins to filter key insights in the Admin Panel by adding in relevant custom profile fields such as Country, Building and Employee Type. Available on desktop.Move posts between groups
Move posts between groups
Admins can now move posts across open groups where the author has permissions to the destination group. Available on desktop.