Facebook's reported enterprise version of its billion-strong social network is to launch in the next few months, according to fresh reports.
The firm has remained tight-lipped on the Facebook at Work plans, but a source told Reuters that a proper launch is expected in a few weeks.
The system is being worked on by a London-based team, according to the report, and it is still not clear whether, or how, the service will be monetised.
Sources close to the plans told the Financial Times (paywalled) earlier this week that Facebook at Work will look and act like the consumer version, but will be firmly aimed at employees and business users.
The Financial Times said that Facebook at Work has been tested and trialled internally for sometime, and is already in use at a number of organisations.
Sources told the paper that Facebook at Work will compete will Microsoft Office and Google's work options, including Drive.
Facebook at Work content will be siloed off into two camps, allowing workers to use the social network without the 'social' distractions, and without affecting their work reputation with personal views.
The social network will face a significant challenge in luring enterprises away from entrenched offerings like Microsoft Office and Google Drive.
Facebook may also struggle to get over its time-wasting reputation, and the fact that it is banned from many workplace computers.
V3 asked Facebook to confirm the plans, but had not had a reply at the time of publication.
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