Hootsuite and Workplace by Facebook Partner to Empower Employee Advocacy

Amplify and Workplace integration enables employees to quickly and easily share on social to advance their organization’s social programs

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hootsuite, the world’s most widely used social media management platform, announced today a strategic partnership with Workplace by Facebook to make it quicker and easier for employees to share brand and thought leadership content on social. The expanded partnership brings to life the integration of Hootsuite’s employee advocacy platform, Amplify, with Workplace by Facebook, empowering an organization’s employees to share content quickly and easily with their connections across Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other networks.

“Employees are often the biggest advocates of their company, its products, and services,” said Ryan Holmes, Founder and CEO of Hootsuite. “This strategic partnership between Workplace by Facebook and Hootsuite to integrate Workplace and Amplify makes it easier for employees to find and share approved content in support of their brand, helping extend the impact of their organization’s social marketing, selling, and support programs to succeed with social.”

“We’re excited to be working with Hootsuite on this integration, which will provide a complete solution for employee advocacy and engagement,” said Frerk-Malte Feller, Director of Workplace Ecosystem Partnerships, Facebook. “Through this partnership, organizations will have the power to amplify important news and information easily and efficiently.”

Connecting to Workplace is immediately available for Amplify customers within the Hootsuite platform. More information about Workplace may be found here. More information on Hootsuite Amplify may be found here.

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Ryan Tessier, @HootTessier
Corporate Communications