Social Squared Add-In for Office 365 SharePoint Online
Social Squared is an Enterprise Discussion Forum tool which is available for both SharePoint On-Premises and also Office 365 SharePoint Online.
Social Squared is a provider hosted add-in for Office 365 SharePoint Online with a Microsoft SQL database repository. The Social Squared database is hosted within your own Microsoft SQL Azure server which is explained within this documentation. Due to the nature of discussion forums, whereby you may have thousands of users creating content, the SQL Server Database repository ensures good performance.
Users of SharePoint Online can create and respond to topics within a forum which is organized into forums and forum groups. Features include Topic Creation, Voting, Ratings, Likes, Abuse Reporting, and Gamification.
The following documentation will guide you through the configuration and setup of Social Squared for your organization.