Microsoft Outlook team released a small update to the software that connects the Outlook Social Connector to Facebook. The update lets you connect to Facebook over a secure network connection--called an "https" connection.
Outlook Social Connector integrates your contacts and emails in Outlook with status updates from social networks in one single place for you to view.
"Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Facebook allows you to connect your Facebook account to the Outlook Social Connector and obtain information about your friends and colleagues. You can see status updates and recently posted items from your Facebook contacts," stated Microsoft.
"You can also use Outlook Social Connector to display a quick view of related Outlook content when you click on an email from a contact, such as recent e-mail conversations, meetings, and shared attachments to help you easily track your communications," the company added.
Download Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Facebook - Microsoft Download Center.
In other Office news, Many people know about the keyboard shortcuts for copying, cutting and saving (Ctrl+C, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+S), but most likely lots of them don't know about all the many other time-saving shortcuts in Office 2010.
In this short video, the Office 911 team rescues a harried Office user by showing him a few: