“Mentions” are something you’ll be familiar with if you use communication tools like Slack or Confluence, or social media apps like Twitter or Instagram. You type the “@” symbol and then someone’s name, and they get a message saying you’ve mentioned them in a message/post/article. Mentions have also turned up in the latest versions of Outlook, so let’s take a look at what they do.
Microsoft’s latest versions of Outlook are Outlook 2016, Outlook 365, and Outlook.com. If you’re not using one of these versions, you won’t have mentions until you upgrade.