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Right away, you can have an impact on your social network by voicing agreement with a "Like" and sending praise for coworkers. It’s easy to do and a great habit to get into.

  • Like    If you find something interesting and valuable, say so. Use "Like" to indicate agreement with an idea, to acknowledge that you’ve seen a message, or to just let someone know you enjoy what they’re saying. When you "Like" a message, Yammer notifies the person who posted it.

  • Praise    Everybody loves a compliment. When you praise someone, focus especially on messages where employees are sharing business knowledge, skills, or sales successes. Let someone who’s doing a great job know how much you appreciate them. Give and receive recognition for a job well done. Accomplishments and badges appear in the Praise tab of a Yammer profile.

Like a post or reply

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account, and then on the app launcher App launcher button , click Yammer.

  2. In the left pane, click a group that you have joined.

  3. Browse the list of messages.

  4. When you see a post or reply that piques your interest, click Like The Like icon .

    Liking a message

Praise someone

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account, and then on the app launcher App launcher button , click Yammer.

  2. In the left pane, click a group that you have joined.

  3. At the top of the group, click Praise.

    Praising a person
  4. Type the name of the person you want to praise. You can enter more than one name.

  5. Click an arrow to scroll through the praise icons, click an appropriate praise icon, and then enter a brief statement of praise.

  6. Add other people, such as their manager and their teammates, to notify them as well.

  7. When you’re finished, click Post.

How to instructions for your device

Like a post or reply

  1. Make sure you have installed the Yammer app.

  2. In the apps list, tap Yammer Yammer Icon , and then log in with your work or school account.

    Note: To view a different network, tap Menu Menu icon at the top left, tap My Networks, and then tap the name.

  3. Tap Menu Menu icon at the top left of the My Feed section, or the My Groups section from which you can tap or find a group.

  4. To see different messages, swipe up or down.

  5. When you see a message you enjoy, tap it, and then tap Like Like icon .

Praise someone

The ability to praise someone is not available in the Yammer app.

Like a post or reply

  1. Make sure you have installed the Yammer app.

  2. In the apps list, tap Yammer Yammer Icon , and then log in with your work or school account.

    Note: To view a different network, tap Settings Settings: update your profile, install software and connect it to the cloud (on iPad) or More More (on iPhone) for My Networks, and then tap the name.

  3. Tap Top Conversations (on iPad) or Feed Feed icon (on iPhone), or the Groups section from which you can tap or find a group.

  4. In the Search box, type a subject phrase, such as “hobby” or “marketing”, that matches a group name.

  5. In the search results, tap a group name.

  6. To see different messages, swipe up or down.

  7. When you see a message you enjoy, tap it, and then tap Like Like icon .

Praise someone

The ability to praise someone is not available in the Yammer app.

Like a post or reply

  1. Make sure you have installed the Yammer app.

  2. In the apps list, tap Yammer Yammer Icon , and then log in with your work or school account.

    Note: To view a different network, click More Mobile More Menu icon , tap Networks, and then tap the name.

  3. Swipe left or right for the My Feed section, or the Groups section from which you can tap or find a group.

  4. To see different messages, swipe up or down.

  5. When you see a message you enjoy, tap it, and then tap Like Like icon .

Praise someone

The ability to praise someone is not available in the Yammer app.

Right away, I can have an impact in Yammer by voicing agreement and sending praise.

I frequently “Like” a message to agree with what someone’s saying.

For example, I'm reading this conversation in the New Products group, and I Like Sara’s reply.

Everybody loves a compliment.

When I praise someone, I focus on business knowledge, skills, or successes.

At the top of the New Products group, I click Praise, and then select “Dorena Paschke”.

I choose the Star Praise icon, and then enter my note: “Nice work on the Product Pricing report!”

I add her manager, Sara Davis, and then click Post.

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