M365 Changelog: (Updated) Tags in Shared Channels for Microsoft Teams

MC707670 – Updated March 11, 2024: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Tags will now be supported in shared channels in Microsoft Teams. Users can now use tags to @ mention groups of people in shared channels. 

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 373555

When this will happen:

Targeted Release: Microsoft will begin rolling out late February 2024 (previously mid-February) and expects to complete by early March 2024 (previously late February).

Worldwide, GCC, GCC High & DoD: Microsoft will begin rolling out mid-March 2024 (previously early March) and expects to complete by early April 2024 (previously late March).

How this will affect your organization:

End users will now be able to use tags in shared channels. 

What you need to do to prepare:

Learn more about managing who can create and manage tags within your tenant

If you would like to help end users learn more about using Tags in Microsoft Teams, direct them to the Using Tags in Microsoft Teams documentation.