Slack

Slack Announces New Digital Collaboration Tools to Equip Organizations’ ‘Digital Headquarters’

Salesforce today announced new features headed to Slack that the company says are designed to "build a digital HQ" at enterprises embracing hybrid work. Slack on Tuesday announced a new tool, called Slack Clips, that helps colleagues communicate and collaborate asynchronously, reports The Verge. Users can easily create and share audio, video or screen recordings within...

Apple Bans Internal Slack Channel Focused on Pay Equity

Apple has banned an internal Slack channel focused on pay equity. According to a new report from The Verge, the Cupertino company has stopped attempts to create an internal Slack channel dedicated to the discussion of pay equity, with the measure coming as employees begin to organize around a number of claimed workplace issues. An internal...

Slack Down in Canada and Beyond: Refresh May Fix Issues

There’s an ongoing Slack outage in Canada and beyond right now, as workers are unable to communicate with each other using the messaging app. On Monday morning, ahead of the first workday of the New Year, Slack saw outages start at 7:14am PST/10:14am EST. "Customers may have trouble loading channels or connecting to Slack at...

All 201 Episodes of The Office Will Play Out on Slack

It has been seven years since the acclaimed NBC show The Office concluded. While the show has become a go-to on Netflix for many, creative agency MSCHF is adapting the show for Slack. Yes, Slack. As reported by Mashable, MSCHF is recreating the show on a Slack channel. All 201 episodes will play out through...

Passwords for 100,000 Slack Users Have Been Reset in Relation to 2015 Hack

Having received a batch of compromised credentials related to the company's 2015 security breach via its bug bounty program, Slack has reset the passwords for nearly 1% of its users who it believed were impacted (via ZDNet). In total, Slack says it would end up resetting passwords for roughly 100,000 accounts. "We immediately confirmed that a...

How to Enable Slack’s New Dark Mode on iOS and Android

Popular workplace collaboration app Slack has started experimenting with a new dark mode feature, which is currently available only to beta testers on iOS and Android. However, it seems that the feature can be activated by anyone who signs up for Slack’s beta testing program (via The Verge). To enable the new dark mode on Slack,...

Slack Brings Screen Sharing Capabilities to Video Calls

Today, workplace collaboration platform Slack is adding another new feature for its users: screen sharing in video calls. The company said that screen sharing is an extension of its native video calling feature, which can be accessed from any channel or direct message. In order to use Slack screen sharing, users will have to start...

Slack Adds MSN-Style Custom Status Messages

Slack is making it easier for coworkers to see what other people in their organization are up to, thanks to a new status-message feature unveiled Thursday on the company's blog. These statuses will allow your teammates to keep track of what you're up to at a glance. If you spent a lot of time with chat apps...

‘Microsoft Teams’ Challenges Slack in the Workplace

Slack has good reason to fear for its market share: Microsoft Team was unveiled today at an event in New York City by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. His announcement came just a few minutes after Slack published a "warning letter" in the New York Times, showing that it is worried about Microsoft's move (via The...