Teams has now been updated to allow for the inclusion of @mentions in your status. This provides a quick way to inform your colleagues of who to reach out to while you are unavailable.
Best practice is to check the box on ”Show when people message me”. This will display the message will show above the compose message box when someone sends you a message.
The person tagged in your status message will receive a private message notifying them that you have @mentioned them.
Other items to consider when using the your status message, it is displayed when:
- @mentioned in channel discussions
- send a private message
- view your contact card
Posted by Jason Bell, Strategist & Chief Technologist