The Outlook Social Connector allows you to synchronize your
contact data right into Outlook and obtain information about your
friends and colleagues. See status updates from various networks and
recently posted files.
Easily track your communication history. Use the Outlook Social
Connector to display a quick view of related Outlook content when you
click on an email from a contact, such as recent e-mail conversations,
meetings, and shared attachments.
Developers can connect and feed social streams from line-of-business
applications or integrate their solutions directly into Outlook.
NOTE: The Outlook Social Connector included in the Office
2010 Beta is not compatible with the providers currently available
online. Office 2010 Beta users must install the Outlook Social Connector
32-bit Beta in order to successfully use the social network providers
Also, you cannot install the 32-bit OSC Beta on Outlook 2010 Beta 64-bit
or Office 2010 Home & Business Beta.