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December 14, 2021

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Yammer Topics APIs changes with Viva Topics

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin: MC286339 · Published Sep 20, 2021

Message Summary

NOTE: If your organization is not using the Yammer API, you may disregard the below message.

Yammer is integrating with and adopting Viva Topics to make community-sourced knowledge easily accessible across an organization and support a consistent experience in Microsoft 365.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72184

When this will happen:

We expect this rollout is to begin in early January 2022 and expect the rollout to be completed by late January 2022.

How this will affect your organization:

To adopt Viva Topics, the following modifications are being made to the Yammer API.

  • Change the type and value of Topic IDs
  • Allow applying topics to Yammer messages by ID only (not by name)
  • Introduce a new CSV in Yammer Data Export

What you need to do to prepare:

If you use the Yammer API, review the Yammer Topic API changes blog to understand upcoming changes and how you might adapt.


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