Connecting and staying connected to people, whether for business or personal reasons, is one of the great opportunities with technology. In today’s times, there are many different ways to stay connected online and with the initial launch of the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector, it brought forward a way to streamline many of these online connections through the already familiar interface many around the world know today in Microsoft Outlook. Now, the Outlook Social Connector takes another step forward with the announcement this week of the availability of the Facebook and Windows Live providers for download and use in the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector.
So what is the Outlook Social Connector? The Outlook Social Connector is a new feature set in Outlook 2010 that offers:
With the additions added in this week, providers for the Outlook Social Connector now include: Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Windows Live. Outlook users can go to the Outlook Social Connector provider page to get started.
If you are not currently using the Outlook Social Connector yet today, I would highly suggest getting started with it today. For users with Outlook 2010 already, the Outlook Social Connector is already included in Outlook. To get the latest update of the Outlook Social Connector:
As a current user of it myself, I can say that I really like this new addition to Outlook and I believe you will to. Once you go out and give it a try, I’d love to hear your input and feedback on how you like it.
Thank you and have a wonderful day,
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