Updated March 30, 2021: This piece has been updated to reflect that the new feature allows app developers to programmatically manage tags through integrations.
What you need to know
- Support for developers assigning people to tags through integrations is coming to Microsoft Teams.
- The feature is in development and could arrive as soon as June of this year.
- The feature would make it easier to assign people to tags within Microsoft Teams through integrations.
Microsoft Teams will soon make it easy to ping a specific group of people within a channel. An upcoming feature allows app developers to programmatically assign users to tags within a team. With people easily assigned to tags through integrations, a person can then mention a tag within a channel to ping that specific group of people.
Here's the full description from the Microsoft 365 roadmap:
As is the case with all features on the Microsoft 365 roadmap, its release date is subject to change.
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