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 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.