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Description: Facebook is making a play for the office. On Jan. 14 the social network unveiled a corporate version of its website and app, Facebook at Work, which ditches travel pics and kitten videos in favor of memos and project updates.

Source: Bloomberg.com

Date: Jan 22, 2015

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-01-22/facebook-at-work-offers-little-new-as-corporate-social-network

Questions for discussion:

  • How does Facebook lend itself to an office work environment?
  • How should management design Facebook for business use by employees?
  • Is there an advantage to user familiarity with the public version of Facebook?
  • Is there any disadvantage or risk to introducing Facebook to a work environment?

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