Topic groups allow members to exchange ideas on topics they're interested in. Keep up with your discussions without being overwhelmed by irrelevant information as content is sorted and displayed by topics.
In Lark desktop or mobile, select the Messenger tab. Click on the + button next to the search bar and select New Group. Set the Group Type as Topic, invite members, and click Create.
- 2.Publish a topic discussion
In a topic group, click the New topic button in the lower-right corner. In your topic, you can include text, images and videos, and @mention someone. Click on Send to post the topic.
- 3.Reply to a topic discussion
Click on the Reply icon below a topic and enter your response. Alternatively, open the topic discussion and reply.
Tips: Click on the Rich text message icon to insert videos, images and emojis in your replies.
- 4.Forward a topic discussion
Click on the Forward icon below a topic, select team members or groups, and click Send. Alternatively, open a topic discussion, click on the Forward icon on the top and follow the same procedures.
- 5.Subscribe to a topic discussion
Subscribe to a topic of your interest to receive timely updates and notifications.
In the topic group, click on the Subscribe icon below the topic. Alternatively, you can open the topic and find the Subscribe icon in the upper-right corner.
- 6.Close or delete a topic
Topic creators can close or delete the topics they've created. The owners of a topic group can close or delete any topics in that group.
For closed topics, its existing replies remain visible to other group members but no more replies can be added. Closed topics can be reopened. The delete action is irreversible. Once a topic is deleted, all its related content, including replies, will be deleted.
To close or delete a topic, hover your mouse over a topic, click on the More actions icon > Close topic or Delete topic.
To reopen a topic, hover your mouse over a topic, click on the More actions icon > Reopen topic.
- 7.View my subscribed topics
Open the topic group and click Subscribed on the top. Here, you'll see all topics where you were @mentioned, or you've created, subscribed to, or replied to.
Can I invite someone outside of my organization to a topic group?
Yes, but this will create a new group which includes both the external contact and all existing members of the topic group. To do this, first add the external member as your Lark contact, and then invite this person from the External Contacts list. A new group will be then created without any chat history, and it'll be labeled as External.
How many members can a topic group host?
A topic group can host up to 5,000 members.