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TechCrunch reports that Facebook’s efforts to compete effectively with Microsoft with its Workplace product - described as “an enterprise version of the social network designed specifically for use by teams and entire businesses” - got a boost with Walmart deciding to have its 2.2 million employees use it.

According to the story, “Walmart is rolling out Workplace to the whole of its business in stages, starting with associates and teams at Sam’s Club and other parts of the operation. The move speaks to how Walmart — which last year acquired for $3 billion — continues to step up its tech game as it feels the pinch of competition from Amazon, an e-commerce giant that is very quickly moving into Walmart’s brick-and-mortar territory.”
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