Twitch Rolling Out Threaded Chat Replies

Twitch is rolling out threaded chat replies, in an effort to help individuals better communicate in chaotic chat threads.

Discord Ends Buyout Talks With Microsoft, Will Go Public Instead

Discord has ended talks with Microsoft — over the latter attempting to buy the chat platform — and will focus on going public instead, according to reports.

Discord Pivots to Chat, Downplays Gaming

Discord is working on repositioning itself as a chat platform, rather than a gaming messaging platform.

Signal Now Allows Chat History Transfer on iOS

Secure messaging app Signal has added the ability to transfer one’s chat history on iOS devices.

Slack Adds Support For Microsoft Teams Calls

Despite a heated rivalry, Slack has announced support for Microsoft Teams calls.

Facebook Launches Messenger App for macOS and Windows

Facebook has announced the release of a native Messenger app for both Windows and macOS.

Microsoft Teams Gets Outlook Integration and More

Microsoft just announced a bevy of new features for Microsoft Teams, bringing Outlook integration, targeted communication, new files experience and more.

IBM Goes All-In On Slack, Deploys App To All 350,000 Employees

“Going wall to wall in IBM — it’s basically the maximum scale that there is, so we now know that Slack will work for literally the largest organizations in the world,” Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield said.

How To Keep Your Remote Employees Feeling Connected

Video meetings, persistent team chat, and consistent in-person connections are all important for keeping a connected feeling with remote employees, says Lisa Walker, Vice President of Brand & Corporate Marketing at Fuze. “Remote employees will always talk about how they feel disconnected from HQ and disconnected from the company.”

Facebook Has A New ‘Work Chat’ App For Businesses

Facebook has a new app for business chat called Work Chat, which is part of its Facebook at Work program. You have to have a Facebook at Work account to use the app, and right now, those are only available…