SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Tomfoolery, Inc., the “Work Awesome” startup founded by former AOL and Yahoo! execs, today announced the expansion of their social platform for teams at work, Anchor, onto Google’s Android OS. In addition, Anchor for iOS and Web receive major updates, including full Box and Dropbox file sharing support to let teams easily share work files right into their social stream.
“In addition to that, we had a few key features we really wanted to bring online, with document sharing being at the top of that list. The newest version of Anchor provides a consistent experience across the major mobile platforms, and delivers a great asset in keeping teams in sync.”
The updated version of Anchor has significant design changes and a host of new features:
- Anchor for Android – now, connect with teammates at work on any device including iPhone, Android or Web
- File sharing via Box.com and Dropbox – By adding Dropbox and Box file sharing support, Anchor lets you share files with your entire team, right in your Anchor feed, all on mobile.
- Company directory – now you can easily build out your teams on Anchor with the new company directory. Everyone at your company using Anchor is already there, along with their email, phone, and Anchor chat at your fingertips.
- New streamlined interface – Anchor is now easier than ever to navigate between teams, projects, documents, chats, and much more.
Anchor is designed to be a consumer-grade communication tool built specifically for the workplace. The app encourages useful, personal connections between teams and team members, allowing them to share photos, links, locations, and now documents. Anchor also features sophisticated chat functionality, allowing coworkers to connect via 1:1 or group messaging, as well as share links, photos, and more while chatting. In addition, Anchor supports a variety of productivity tools including the sharing of documents, files and more via integrated sharing functionality with some of the largest file sharing services in the world, Dropbox and Box.com.
“Since our launch in July, the team has been working furiously to deliver our most requested update: an Android version of Anchor,” said Sol Lipman, Chief Product Officer and cofounder of Tomfoolery Inc. “In addition to that, we had a few key features we really wanted to bring online, with document sharing being at the top of that list. The newest version of Anchor provides a consistent experience across the major mobile platforms, and delivers a great asset in keeping teams in sync.”
Anyone with an iPhone, Android phone or Web browser should stop reading this press release and go visit www.anchor.me to register an account and get his or her team on the best mobile-first social platform for work. And it’s free.
Tomfoolery, Inc. builds crazy, beautiful, useful apps for people at work. We want to "Make Work Awesome". Founded by successful entrepreneurs out of Yahoo! and AOL with deep backgrounds in social mobile consumer technology, and backed with investments from key Silicon Valley venture capitalists, Tomfoolery builds social tools and apps for the workplace.