New Chatter features in Winter '11

Chatter Central

Chatter Central

Chatter Central is your new home for all things Chatter. Here you’ll find your feed, filters, and recommendations. There’s also a helpful checklist for getting started with Chatter for new users.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Filters

Chatter Central

Filtering your feed to find relevant posts helps you get the most value out of Chatter. Filter posts by groups, people you follow, accounts, opportunities, and more to reduce noise and easily find what matters most to you.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Recommendations

Recommendations

Get smart, automatic suggestions for colleagues to follow and groups to join. Chatter recommends people based on criteria such as common connections, number of followers, and management hierarchy. Similarly, groups are recommended based on popularity and relevance.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Search

Search

Search across updates, files, feeds, profiles, and comments. Keyword search results include full Chatter posts and comments from your feeds. Chatter search is part of a new global search, that returns results across all Salesforce records, including Chatter.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Topics

Topics

You can associate your updates with other posts and comments on the same topic by using a hashtag (#). Hashtags create topic links that categorize updates so people can find related information more easily.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Files

Files

Upload and share files with your entire company via Chatter. The new Chatter files tab helps you keep track of the files you’re shared and the ones you’re following. When new versions are uploaded, you’ll get an update in your feed so your most important documents, presentations, and media files are always up to date.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Analytics

Analytics

Create reports and dashboards on Chatter users and their followers, feeds, comments, groups, members, and group comments. See who’s contributing, which users and groups are using Chatter, and how they’re using it, so you can uncover best practices and drive adoption.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Email manager

Email manager

Chatter sends email updates about your feed to help you stay in touch. You can choose the frequency and scope of the notifications, such as whether or not you receive an email when a colleague follows you, posts on your profile or to a group you’re in, or makes a comment on your update.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Email digest

Email digest

Keep up with Chatter even when you’re not logged in. You can get a daily or weekly Chatter email digest of posts from your feed or feeds from groups.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Dashboard Chatter

Dashboard Chatter

Follow dashboards and get updates right in your feed. Stay tuned to discussions around dashboard data and collaborate with colleagues to speed up and improve decision making.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Report Chatter

Report Chatter

Follow reports that are important to you and collaborate and get updates from colleagues right in your feed.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Activity Chatter

Activity Chatter

Follow and receive updates on activities through Chatter, so you can easily track the progress of important tasks and get notifications on calendar and meeting updates. Collaborate with colleagues on customer calls and meeting agendas right on the task or event record, reducing emails and phone calls.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Chatter Desktop

Chatter Desktop

Post updates, comments, files, and links without using your browser. You can even filter your feed by groups. Chatter Desktop displays pop-up alerts at the bottom of your screen so you’re instantly notified of important updates.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Chatter Mobile for iPhone & Blackberry

iPhone & Blackberry

A lot can happen when you leave the office. Stay on top of what’s happening and keep co-workers informed of your activities from your iPhone or BlackBerry. Know immediately when records you’re following are updated, respond to posts on your wall, and poll the group for fast answers to customer questions.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

Chatter Mobile for iPad

Chatter Mobile for iPad

Experience the power of Chatter on the world’s most exciting tablet device. Tap photos and records for instant hover-card views, use the pinch feature to quickly preview presentations, collapse and expand feeds, orient the screen to portrait or landscape views, and see all of your groups at a glance.

New Chatter features in Winter '11

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