What "News about people you know" is

News about people you know is a function to notify you about (1) Personnel and contact information changes and (2) when another user inside your company has registered a business card from the same person or same company you have.

1. HR Changes
3. Based on the three types of new sources, the logged-in user will receive notifications if there have been changes to business card information of the cards they have.
Based on these notifications, updates of positions or departments can be done and business cards can be kept up to date. For how to update, see here.

2. Internal News
A notification will be sent if the logged-in user and another user have received business cards from the same people or same companies.

*Previously sent out news can be viewed from a list.

 

Notification conditions and timing of notification

1. HR Changes・Contact information changes

Type Source Notification conditions Timing of notification
HR
Change
Nikkei Telecom Company name and name are the same

 At almost the same timing it appears in the Nikkei(Newspaper).

DIAMOND, Inc. As above 1 day to 1 week after announcement
(When there are many announcements, it may take up to 2 weeks)
Eight public profile As above The day after an Eight user updates his or her profile
Contact
information
changes
Another user registers business card information of the same person - If any of the three patterns (a-c) are the same
 a:Name and Company name
 b:Name and Email address
 c:Name and Address
- New business card' date received on is newer than existing business card.
- New business cards is a scanned business card (*)
- Users are able to view each other's cards
1 to 2 days after the other user's card has been degitized.

*Notification will be sent when a new business card is created or imported for a card that had already been registered.

 

2. Internal News

Type Notification conditions Timing of notification Notification content
Same person - Company name and name are the same
- New business card' date received on is newer than existing business card
- Users are able to view each other's cards
1 to 2 days after the new business card has been changed into data Company XX YY also knows Yamada.
Company XX YY and Yamada have met.
Same company - Company name is the same
- New business card' date received on is newer than existing business card
- Users are able to view each other's cards
Same as above Company XX Yamada has also previously made contact.
Company XX Yamada has made the initial contact.