MC271075: SharePoint News Boost to Prioritize Important News and Announcements

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.

Show important news and announcements at top of news feeds across Microsoft 365. You can prioritize visibility of a news article for a set time that you manage.

MC271075: SharePoint News Boost to Prioritize Important News and Announcements

When this will happen

We will begin rolling out in early September (previously late July) and expect to complete by the end of September (previously 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 news in Command bar

Boost configurations:

Boost configurations

Boost article example:

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.

Message ID: MC271075
Published: 17 July 2021
Updated: 24 August 2021
Effective: July 30, 2021