Desktop Ticker :: Employee News Feeds

By: Snapcomms  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Internal Communications

Internal News Feeds on the Desktop


An internal desktop news feed is an innovative solution which will ensure your important news and updates get through to staff without them having to seek them out.

SnapComms' Internal Scrolling News feed tool builds on the power of RSS but is more flexible and easy to customize.

Write your own headlines

Write your own desktop ticker content and push scrolling news feeds out to selected staff groups.

Desktop Scrolling News Feed Example


Quick and easy

The desktop scrolling ticker allows you to send information to targeted groups. Simply type in a headline, add the details of a hyperlink or an additional message box and decide your target groups for the desktop ticker.

Latest Announcements on Desktop News Feed

Departmental or team scrolling news feeds

Allows departments to get their news out quickly. For example, the sales department can deliver the latest results to teams.

Activity Updates on Scrolling News Feed


Specify persistence

Set the number of scrolls and, if required, repeat messages until they are opened.


Schedule internal communications

Set the desktop ticker publish time to coincide with external media releases.


Provide desktop new feed updates during system outages.

Desktop News Feed Options

  • Persistence

    Optional continued scroll of the desktop news feed until it has been clicked on.
  • Recurrence

    Headline repetition can be set up based on acknowledgement / behavior of the targeted employee.
  • Multiple headlines

    Scroll multiple headlines in one desktop news feed easily.
  • Category markers and icons

    Allocate specific headlines to specific categories. For example: "HR News (and/or icon) ..Headline 1, headline 2, headline3... IT Updates (and/or icon) ..Headline 1, headline 2, headline3...Etc. "
  • On screen reminder icons

    For internal staff news feeds items that have not been read.
  • 'Doesn't become wallpaper'

    Set desktop news feeds to disappear after new information has been displayed.
  • Push out existing RSS news feeds

    to employees if 'opt in' is low.
  • Opt in features

    Employees can customize their profile and opt in to additional RSS news feed sources.
  • Branding

    Brand the desktop ticker with organizational logos or information classifications.
  • For employees who do not want to be disrupted because they are in a meeting or working on an important document. They can be given rights to 'Snooze' for a maximum period specified by the administrator. (This can be overridden by the administrators for urgent updates if required).

Keywords: Internal Communications