(Updated) Update to the Conversations vertical in Microsoft Search in Bing

MC312491 – Updated March 31, 2022: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

As users of Microsoft Search in Bing, you are already familiar with finding Teams and Yammer conversations via the Conversations vertical. Microsoft is pleased to inform that the Conversations vertical experience in Microsoft Search in Bing will be enhanced with Email messages. Going forward the Conversations vertical will contain Teams conversations and Email Messages. Microsoft expects that this feature will bring additional value to Microsoft Search in Bing experience for the users in your organization and make it more complete search experience.

Search results from Yammer, that is currently supported within the Conversations vertical in Microsoft Search in Bing, will appear in its own vertical. A future enhancement on the Yammer vertical will bring in a richer search experience.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68779.

When this will happen:

Microsoft will begin rolling out in mid-January and expect to complete by mid-April (previously mid-March).

During the rollout process, some users in your organization may see the new experience ahead of others.

How this will affect your organization:

Once available, Email messages will now be returned under the Conversations vertical when using Microsoft Search in Bing. Additionally, Yammer results will be displayed under the new Yammer vertical.

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Note: search results are personalized to the user and users will have access to the information they already have access to in Teams, Outlook and Yammer.

What you need to do to prepare:

You do not need to do any additional preparation for this feature. You may update your training and documentation as appropriate.