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The next goal for is to get as many users as possible inside the company’s 77,300 customers to start using Chatter as their general-purpose collaboration platform.

Chatter has a Facebook-like interface that allows employees to link up and collaborate on any project or problem of mutual interest through the exchange of messages, files, documents or Web links. It was initially developed as an add-on application to help sales teams track leads and sales opportunities all the way to signed sales agreements.

To read the original eWeek article, click here: Seeks to Make Chatter an All-Purpose Collaboration Tool