First look at Microsoft Docs for Facebook

First look at Microsoft Docs for Facebook

Summary: A first-hand look at the Facebook integrated Office Web Aps.

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  • Viewers allow people to read the document whereas editors are allowed to actively edit and change parts of the document. No clear word on whether version revisions will be included in Docs though.

    For more on this story, visit the iGeneration blog posts here and here.
  • Facebook is tightly integrated. Depending on the permissions you give to your documents, Docs will publish information on your wall to allow other users to collaborate with you.

    For more on this story, visit the iGeneration blog posts here and here.
  • To enable mobile working and Twitter integration, shortened URL's are not only possible but included with each document. They are a total of 19-20 characters, adding an alphanumeric unique code to the end of each document.

    For more on this story, visit the iGeneration blog posts here and here.

Topics: CXO, Collaboration, Microsoft, Software, Social Enterprise

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  • A useful review

    Thanks, that's a useful review of Docs, especially with the screenshots.

    I took the liberty of linking to this in my own humble blog post on the topic:

    http://www.timacheson.com/Blog/2010/apr/ms_office_on_facebook
    Tim Acheson
  • RE: Giving Docs access to Facebook (First look at Microsoft Docs for Facebook)

    Do you know if this will work in offline mode?
    tam8261