875 votesthinking about it · AdminMicrosoft 365 Groups Feedback (Product Owner, Microsoft Office 365) responded
Following up on the previous update, if a workload (such as Planner) is enabled for Outlook by default, we don’t plan on hiding those groups from the GAL. The only other scenario currently under consideration where we would hide groups by default is “Secret Groups”. “Secret Groups” would be hidden from everywhere unless you are a member. “Secret groups” is on the Microsoft 365 Groups backlog, but there is no delivery date available at this time.Anonymous supported this idea ·
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User created groups of any kind should not show in the GAL. The GAL is for organizing a companies contacts and distribution lists, not every single users whimsical fleeting ideas of group after group.
We need to be able to prevent users from making any sort of group.
We only have 80ish users and have been on Office 365 for 3 weeks and I am already looking for a way to stop users from making all types of groups. Our GAL is already cluttered with groups called "Test", "Trial", "Bob's Group", come on...