Facebooks Workplace, now at 30,000 orgs, adds Chat desktop apps and group video chat

It’s been once year since Workplace, Facebook’s social network designed specifically for businesses and other organizations, came out of beta to take on the likes of Slack, Atlassian, Microsoft and others in the world of enterprise cooperation. Now, with 30,000 organizations utilizing Workplace across some 1 million groups( more than double the figures Facebook published April ), Facebook is stepping on the gas again.

Today, the company is releasing a desktop app for Workplace Chat, with new features like screen sharing and, in coming months, group video chat, which will let people make virtual “rooms” of up to 50 people for interactive video seminars. Previously, the video is available in Workplace were limited to live video broadcasts and one-to-one video conversations.

Alongside the new apps and features, Facebook is also updating the overall design of Workplace to simplify the interface and make it consistent across Android, iOS, desktop and web 😛 TAGEND

Workplace Chat for Windows

Design Refresh – WWW Bookmarks Before and After

Design Refresh – iOS Feed Before and After

Design Refresh – Android Workplace Chat