Work Chat: Messenger-Type App for Facebook at Work

By David Cohen Comment

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Users of Facebook at Work now have their own Messenger-style messaging application, as Work Chat is available for Android via Google Play.

Facebook told TechCrunch an iOS version of Work Chat is being developed, adding that the launch date for the freemium version of Facebook at Work would likely be pushed back into 2016, instead of toward the end of this year.

Work Chat offers many of the same features as Messenger, including group chat, chat heads, the ability to include photos and videos in messages, free voice calling, the ability to turn off notifications and, yes, even stickers.

The description of Work Chat in Google Play reads:

Work Chat is the messaging app for Facebook at Work. Right now, Facebook at Work and Work Chat are only available to some companies, and you need a work account to use them.

To let us know if your company is interested in Facebook at Work, visit http://facebook.com/help/work.

Work Chat lets you quickly message people at your company.

  • Send a message to one of your coworkers or create a group chat with a few of them. With chat heads, you can keep up with the conversation while using other apps.
  • See a directory of other employees and start new conversations easily.
  • Turn off notifications when you’re on vacation or just don’t want to be disturbed.

Readers: Would you like to see your company launch Facebook at Work?

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