Facebook, which stopped using Google email and productivity applications inside the company a few years ago, is now mulling a switch back to the Google services for its employees, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions. Such a move would be an embarrassing setback for Microsoft, whose applications Facebook currently uses.
If it happens, the move would be more than a typical case of a company switching technology vendors. It would represent a significant reversal for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose aversion to the company’s rival Google has been well known inside Facebook for many years. The switch is being considered as a way to soothe long-running frustrations among Facebook employees over Microsoft’s applications and others—like Salesforce’s Quip
I am surprised Facebook even needs these services and Facebook For Work gets great reviews from anyone who uses it but I guess they need integration for third-party apps.