Facebook Workplace vs Salesforce Chatter


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Facebook Workplace
Facebook Workplace is business alternative to Facebook. Connect everyone in your company and turn ideas into action. Through group discussion, a personalised News Feed, and voice and video calling, work together and get more done. Workplace is an ad-free space, separate from your personal Facebook account.
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Salesforce Chatter
With Chatter, it’s easy to work together and know everything that’s happening in your company. Updates on people, groups, documents, and your application data come straight to you in real-time feeds. It's better than alternative solutions for Salesforce users.
Comparing Facebook Workplace vs Salesforce Chatter is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that Salesforce Chatter has better video than Facebook Workplace



Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Salesforce Chatter has more user-friendly interface than Facebook Workplace because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Salesforce Chatter is more popular than Facebook Workplace

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Facebook Workplace gets desktop app (in 2017)
- Facebook introduced bots into Workplace (in 2017)
- Facebook Workplace will open app store to compete with Slack (in 2016)
- Facebook launched enterprise social network Workplace (in 2016)
- Salesforce adds shopping layer to its Community Cloud (in 2015)
- Salesforce launches Community Cloud (in 2014)
- Video: Salesforce announces Customer Revolution (in 2013)
- Salesforce Stypi - online notepad for real-time collaboration (in 2012)
- Salesforce launched Communities (in 2012)
- Benioff: goodbye Cloud, hello Social (in 2011)

Looks like Salesforce Chatter was recently more active than Facebook Workplace (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Facebook Workplace and Salesforce Chatter meet head to head:

2017 - Facebook introduced bots into Workplace to fight Salesforce Chatter


Facebook announced a bunch of updates to its Workplace by Facebook team communications tool. The company is also introducing bots into the Workplace experience in both Messenger and Group chat, which puts it on par with what Slack has been doing for some time. These bots are powerful entities, which you can call upon to help out. For instance, if there is an equipment problem, you could call on @repairbot to find someone to fix it. Developers can build bots for work chat and for Groups to do tasks like help order food or order a Lyft.  Workplace also gets new integrations with Box, Microsoft and Quip/Salesforce. That means when you share a file in a Facebook group, instead of just a link, you’ll see a thumbnail and when you click it, you go directly to the file for editing or commenting.