Published July 19, 2021

SharePoint News Boost

Reference ID: MC271075 | Effective: July 30, 2021

MC271075 – This new feature will allow you to prioritize important news and announcements at the top of news feeds across Microsoft 365.  Additionally, you can even prioritize visibility of a news article for a set time that you can control.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70810.

When this will happen:

Microsoft will begin rolling out in late July and expect to complete by mid-August.

How this will affect your organization:

You can now boost important news posts on organizational news sites, to all employees & ensure higher readership.

Boost news in Command bar

Boost configurations

Boost article example

What you need to do to prepare:

You might want to notify all organization news site admins and authors about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

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