Using the Social Section

Stay up to date with your organization’s social activity and Company Directory in BindHQ.

Applies to:

  • All users
 Last updated: October 2020

This article explains how to use the social section in BindHQ.

 

View the Company Directory

There are two ways to access the Company Directory:

From the Home Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the Dashboard and scroll down to the Social section.
  2. Click People.

 

From the User Options Menu

  • In the top right corner of any page in BindHQ, click the user options drop-down and select Company Directory.

The Company Directory displays all users configured in BindHQ by default. On the right, you can choose to see users By Team or By Office.


Send an Email from the Company Directory

Select a colleague’s email from the Company Directory to email them directly within BindHQ.

  1. Navigate to the Company Directory.
  2. Find the colleague you want to email and click their email address.

 

The email composer displays on the right and the recipient auto-populates.

  1. Fill in the Subject and Message fields and upload any attachments if applicable.
  2. Click Send Message.


Create a Post

Posts allow users to keep in touch as an organization. Share events, team outings, company milestones, etc. Posts appear in chronological order unless a post is pinned, in which case it always appears at the top of the list.

Note: The ability to pin posts depends on your role and permissions in BindHQ.

  1. Navigate to the Dashboard and scroll down to the Social section.
  2. Click Full Timeline

    The Social Area page opens. You can create a post and view your organization’s full post timeline.
  3. Click into the What’s on your mind? text editor and enter your post text.

  4. (Optional) To upload a photo related to the post, click the camera icon on the lower left of the text editor and upload the photo, then click Insert.

  5. To upload a video related to the post, click the video icon on the lower left of the text editor and insert the video link, then click Insert.

  6. (Optional) If you have the rights to pin a post, check the Pin post? checkbox on the right to pin the post so it appears at the top of the post list.
  7. Click Post.


Like or Comment on a Post

Like other social platforms, BindHQ’s social feature is interactive. You can like and comment on posts from your colleagues. To like a post, click the like icon. To comment on a post, click View Post to the right of the post and enter your comment in the Write a comment text editor, then press Enter on your keyboard.

Note: Comments cannot be deleted once they are posted.