Working With Items → Using Work Item Forms → Using the Social View
The Social view is an alternative view of work items that enables you to collaborate with other users. For example, an item feed enables you to see who has posted status entries, added notes and attachments, and more.
By default, the Item Details view is shown. To open the Social view from a report or search results list of items, click an item ID link, and then click the Social button.
Use the Journal Log (upper left corner) to:
Once added, Journal Log entries are listed in the Item Feed.
The Item Feed enables you to see the latest changes to an item, as shown in the following example.
If your administrator has enabled the Experts feature, you can click the Ask an Expert link to see users who are considered experts for the item you are viewing. You can then send an e-mail to the experts. The suggested experts are ranked based on the number and kind of similar items that they have worked on. The top three users from this ranked list are displayed.
Only items that have been in the same state in the past six months are evaluated.
Deleted users are not included in the suggested expert list.
The current user is not included in the suggested expert list.
Click the Followers link to see which users are following this item. You can also follow the item yourself. When you follow an item, you will receive e-mail notifications based on changes to the item. The e-mail messages you received are determined by your administrator.
If the Followers link is not enabled, this feature has not been configured by your administrator.
Click the Contributors link to see a list of the users who own or have owned an item, contributed information to it, or are currently selected in a user-type field. For Multi-User fields, only the first five users selected in the fields are listed as contributors.
Along with the user's name, you can see:
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