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January 22, 2020

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TEAMS – Welcome a new colleague into Teams

MC195023, Microsoft Bulletin, Published date: Nov 7, 2020

From Microsoft Corporation:

Major Update: Announcement

Applies To: All customers

“Updated January 15, 2020: In response to feedback we have updated the post to provide additional details.We are introducing ‘Colleague joined Teams’ notifications in Microsoft Teams. We’ll be gradually rolling this out to customers early December.The roll out is expected to be completed mid-January.

This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57455.

How does this impact me?

The Activity feed is the location to notify users or activity they may be interested in such as @mentions, likes and reactions, and activities within groups or channels. We are expanding this to include a notification for new colleagues joining Teams for the first time. These notifications are sent to, at max, the top 5 close collaborators of the new user and a user can receive a maximum of one such notification per day. Edu tenants and tenants who have chats disabled are excluded from getting this notification.

Users can manage their notifications by going to Settings > Notifications:

Teams New Feature
Teams Welcome a New Colleague into Teams

What should I do to prepare for this change?

There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change. You may wish to update training and documentation as appropriate..”

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