Slack Gets Do Not Disturb Feature

As we learned from a recent report, Slack has been readying a Do Not Disturb feature. Now, the company has officially announced it. Users now have the ability to snooze notifications, and as Slack puts it, you can now send…

Slack Launches App Platform, Directory, Fund

It’s a big week for Slack. The company hosted an event and made some major announcements. these include the Slack Platform and App Directory as well as a new fund and a new framework. Slack claims it has hit 2…

Slack To Launch New 3rd-Party App Downloads [Report]

Slack will soon launch a new way for users to download third-party apps, according to a new report from TechCrunch. Slack is hosting an event this week, which may or may not see that launch. The report is short on…

Slack Getting ‘Do Not Disturb’ Feature

Slack is getting a feature that it has been sorely lacking: the ability to turn on Do Not Disturb for those times when you just don’t want to be bombarded with messages during your off hours. According to a report…

Slack Expands /remind Function To Include Other Users

Slack announced on Twitter that its /remind function, which previously let users set reminders for themselves, now works for reminding other people about things. Some might find this annoying, but considering that Slack is for teams, it could actually be…

Slack Expands As A Platform With Easier Slash Commands

Slack recently launched the Add to Slack Button enabling users to get alerts, reminders, and notifications in Slack from apps and sites that use the button. According to the company, this was just the first step in improving the Slack…

Slack Adds User Groups

Slack announced the availability of User Groups, which enable people to target messages at specific groups separate from entire channels. The feature enables you to send a message to only the engineers or only the marketing team, for example, regardless…

Slack Group Messages Are Now A Thing

As great of a communication tool Slack has proven to be for teams, one feature has been surprisingly absent until now – the ability to add more people to direct message conversations. The company announced group messaging as its latest…

Slack Launches ‘Add To Slack’ Button For Apps And Sites

Slack has been getting a lot of big improvements over the past month or so. In July, it got an adjustment that made it better for communication. Then, earlier this month, Slack announced the ability to direct email to channels.…

You Can Now Direct Email To Slack Channels

There have been countless reports about how Slack is “taking on email” or trying to “kill email” in the workplace. While these certainly seem like an exaggeration, such comments aren’t completely unfounded. Slack has quickly become a popular communication tool…