Yammer Reactions are now inclusive
Skin tone preferences now available for users to choose from when they react using ‘like/thank’ reactions on the new Yammer.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 71785
When this will happen
This will rollout around mid-January 2021 and be complete by early February 2021.
How this will affect your organization
Users can open the skin tone modal by clicking on the Choose skin tone for reactions link found in Settings on the Yammer suite header.
Users can then select their preferred skin tone in the skin tone modal.
After selecting their preferred skin tone, the user’s selected skin tone preference (only seen in ‘like/thank’) is displayed when they hover over the like button.
After the user reacts, their skin tone preference is reflected in 1. the action bar and 2. the summary view.
Action bar view.
The default generic unrealistic yellow reaction hand color is used in the summary view when:
- The user has not reacted
- The user has not selected a skin tone preference
Choosing a skin-tone is optional. If users …