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M365 Changelog: (Updated) Yammer Topics APIs changes with Viva Topics

Rabia Noureen


MC286339 – Updated August 16, 2022: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below as well as updated the content for clarity. Thank you for your patience.

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 is a preview release of this feature.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72184

When this will happen:

Microsoft expects this rollout is to begin in early July (previously mid-June) and expects the rollout to be completed by late August (previously early August).

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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