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  1. 1 vote
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  2. Add option to track status

    Add the option to track a person's status, like you could in Lync - so you know when someone is available.

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  3. 1 vote
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  4. It would be great if the thumbs up emoji is changed entirely

    In Ga culture, the in-motion 'Thumbs up' emoji resembles an obscene hand gesture. The gesture communicates extreme contempt. Kindly review it. Thanks

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  5. censor Hate language

    As a Teacher and owner of the team I'd like to be able to set some language conventions to be applied to the Conversations tab.

    I'd like to be able to block all common swear words. Also the ability to add additonal custom words might be useful.

    What would be amazing if MS could use some of it's AI powers to scan a message and flag comments it think might be abusive and hide them until the owner has approved them.

    Currently Teams has the ability to mute people etc which is a useful tool. But it would be nice…

    7 votes
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  6. 2 votes
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  7. Be able to sent a post or reply to the teacher only, not the whole team

    I need to reply to a teacher's post but I don't want the whole class to see my comment. We have been told not to email teachers in the lockdown because they will have too many emails, and we have to use Teams instead. It would be great if you could contact the teacher/one person directly through teams

    2 votes
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  8. Streams video recording integration

    The video record function in messaging should go through the streams app rather than uploading a video file to teams or at least have the option to do so.

    3 votes
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  9. Make the at button actually work

    I just want to make the at not actually work

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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Adding a yes/no feature to comments

    While the like feature is nice for each post, we would like to add a yes/no feature to the actions on each post in the messaging sections. That way we know what a team member actually means when they click one of the simple actions on a post instead of writing a reply.

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  12. Dynamic participants in chats that are organized by Tag

    So, now we can start a new chat by @Tag. This is great. But, if we update the member in a specific Tag, the chat does not update the members to reflect. I would like tagged groups to dynamically change (add or remove users).

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  13. Notification

    Receive all the notifications from the messages

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  14. 1 vote
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. integrate teams Chat and calls to linkedin mynetwork features

    I'd like to integrate the mynetwork list to chat calls and team membership on teams.

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  17. 1 vote
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Chats pop up and cover what you are typing and block your view of send buttons and other text

    When our workgroup uses multiple ongoing chats to monitor and discuss issues in our team, there are numerous chats that pop up on the bottom right of the screen, which impedes my view of my own chat I am typing or ability to click the send button. I have to go and x out of them to see sometimes. I know I can mute the chat but we do need to monitor them. Is there a way to choose how your chats pop up or where on your screen? If not, I would love if this could be addressed.

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