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Maybe you should be using Facebook at work

Maybe you should be using Facebook at work
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Social media just graduated college. As Facebook continues on its slow march toward realizing that it's no longer cool, TechCrunch reported that the company is developing 'FB@Work.'

Most of Facebook's internal corporate communication is done directly through -- you guesssed it -- Facebook. When FB employees are at work, though, they use a different work-friendly version of the site.

Though the specifics of FB@Work aren't available yet, I'd assume it means less cat videos and more document uploads and status updates.

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The big problem with the state of business collaboration apps is that you're usually only paying for one feature. Facebook could have communication, organization and file sharing locked down for any business.

FB@Work could help them carve out a market segment that won't grow out of Facebook. Everyone's familiar with the interface.

Facebook has already developed most of the tools that businesses would need like messaging and file collaboration, and FB@Work could have huge potential for paid services.

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Source: TechCrunch
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