Posts Tagged ‘docs.com’

Share Microsoft Office Documents on Facebook with Docs.com

Friday, September 9th, 2011

This is kind of a cool concept; the “Notes” function in Facebook works fine for sharing text, but this allows you to share text in MS Office format.

While Windows Live SkyDrive can allow you to share documents, the person with whom you wish to share an Office document with will have to sign up for a new account and learn how to use it. This has caused frustration for many users. Facebook is the largest social network in the world and access is easy. Now sharing and collaborating Office documents on Facebook has been streamlined. Docs.com is a relatively new service integrating Web applications with Facebook. This article will demonstrate how this is done.

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Docs Gets Improvements, Pushes Silverlight

Friday, October 15th, 2010

This sounds like a useful service … and/or a good way for Microsoft to increase the user base for its Silverlight product …

Docs.com is an online document management, creation and publication tool that is closely tied to Microsoft and Facebook. Without going into to much detail, Facebook users can use the service to read, create or edit their Word, PowerPoint or Excel documents. Close ties to Facebook make it possible to share documents with Facebook friends, and use the Facebook login to create a Docs account.

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