As the life of Outlook's Social Connector winds down and SharePoint deprecating the server-side functionality for the SharePoint Social Connector, the SharePoint provider is no longer working in Outlook.
As many users of the LinkedIn provider for Outlook's Social Connector learned a couple of weeks ago, they would no longer be receiving information about their LinkedIn contacts, specifically, the LinkedIn Contact folder will be removed and feeds won't sync. For the time being, LinkedIn contacts and profile photos are still syncing with Outlook. In
Outlook's Social Connector displays a photo from the wrong LinkedIn or Facebook account.
When the Facebook provider is installed in Outlook, status updates are visible based on the kind of Public Search settings selected in the Facebook profile. Everyone with a Facebook account needs to check these settings, not just Outlook users!
Some Microsoft Outlook users are concerned that the People Pane is sharing their private email with other users.
How to solve the Invalid Username and Password error when configuring the Facebook provider in Outlook's Social Connector.
Outlook's Social Connector creates temp files in Internet Explorer's History. Learn how to slow or stop their creation and how to quickly delete them from the History list.
Updates and Hotfixes for Microsoft Outlook's Social Connector. For Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003.
When you use Outlook's Social Connector and the "Apply macro security configuration to add-ins" macro security setting enabled, you may receive a security alert when you start Outlook, due to an invalid digital signature on the socialconnector.dll.
When the social connector is enabled in Microsoft Outlook and you have an Exchange mailbox, the social connector will sync changes in the GAL to contacts. This can be controlled or disabled using a group policy.