Slack

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Slack is a closed-source team communication tool similar to IRC but with expanding support for various types of content such as emoji polls, inline images, and attachments.

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IndieWebCamp Slack

We have an IndieWebCamp Slack team. It has channels for each of our IRC channels so there is still one "chat room" per subject area whether you use Slack or IRC.

Create an account on the IndieWeb Slack:

Join the IndieWeb Slack rooms using your web browser:

FAQ

What is Slackbot

Slackbot is the bot that appears in Slack.

Experience

People love Slack HQ. They make it clear to see who’s speaking with avatars and whitespace, offset the speaker from the text, make it clear what the person said, and de-emphasize the timestamp and room actions. They also support emoji. Caveat: I’ve never used it, I just know they’re doing something right because people are fanatical about it. — User:Chloeweil.com

Brainstorming

POSSE to

It may be possible to POSSE posts to slack, e.g. even photo posts.

No known IndieWeb Examples of people POSSEing to Slack.

References

History

The makers of Slack previously made:

  • Glitch is a now-defunct game created by the founders of Slack.

This has nothing to do with current Glitch thing(s).

See Also

Retrieved from "https://indieweb.org/Slack"
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