Requirement: Disable the automatic news digest in SharePoint Online.
How to Disable the SharePoint Online Automatic News Digest?
The Auto News Digest Feature in SharePoint Online sends automated emails to users on the latest relevant News posts from SharePoint sites where they have access but have not viewed them yet, on a weekly basis. This feature is enabled by default in the tenant. Although this is a great way for users to catch up on News, if you want to turn it off, You can use the following PowerShell scripts:
PowerShell to Disable Automatic News Digest
Although, users can click the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email to get rid of weekly digest emails, If you want to disable the SharePoint auto news digest feature for all users at the tenant level, use this PowerShell as an administrator:
Here is the PowerShell to disable Automatic News Digest Feature in SharePoint Online:
#Connect to SharePoint Online Connect-SPOService -url "https://Crescent-admin.sharepoint.com" #Diable Auto news digest feature Set-SPOTenant -EnableAutoNewsDigest $False
To re-enable this feature, execute the following cmdlet.
Set-SPOTenant -EnableAutoNewsDigest $true
The same can be done with PnP PowerShell as well:
#Connect to PnP Online Connect-PnPOnline -Url "https://crescent-admin.sharepoint.com" -UseWebLogin #Disable the Auto News Digest Set-PnPTenant -EnableAutoNewsDigest $False
Once executed, all users of the tenant will stop receiving the weekly news digest from SharePoint Online. If needed, You can manually generate a custom news digest from the news available on sites.