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Learn about Slack

September 1, 2019

welcome to slack slack is a new kind of messaging for teams bringing all your communication together in one simple place and integrating with the tools you already use what’s different about slack is the team conversations are organized into channels you can create channels for departments projects office locations anything you like public channels are open so anyone on your team can pop in to see what’s going on and join the conversation nice great job everyone it’s not just about messaging though you can also share files images PDFs documents spreadsheets look I’ve got them right here you just simply drag and drop them into the right channel like that you and your colleagues can add comments along with the document making collaboration more contextual transparent and efficient if you have a project that’s confidential you can create a private channel only the people you invite to the channel will be able to join and if you need to reach someone directly you can send them a direct message it’s totally private and secure you can also send a message to a group of people it’s a great way to communicate with your teammates in a short term lightweight sort of way oh this should be good by the way if you’re off wine in another application or just do a tan research select can notify you when an item needs your attention let me get right on this everything you post on slack is searchable messages notifications files even the content within those files Oh see there it is now about those integrations I mentioned earlier well with slack you can plug in many of the tools and services you already use and have notifications from those systems appear in whatever channels you choose oh thanks I think best of all slack works the way you work so if you’re on the go you can start a conversation on your desktop and pick it up on our mobile device everything is in sync more productive or transparent more efficient and no more email that’s slack


  • Reply WoahThere October 28, 2015 at 8:16 pm

    …but can you comment .gifs?

  • Reply Ally235G December 24, 2015 at 3:18 am

    To me this just seems like a chat program with the ability to attach things. How is this different from Chatter in Salesforce or something of that nature where you can also upload files or links for reference?

  • Reply redbugbluebug December 30, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    hmmm….and the amazing new thing that makes this different from other million chat apps is????

  • Reply Mohammed Anzil February 16, 2016 at 11:55 am

    Awesome… What a service…

  • Reply Scott Pleasants February 21, 2016 at 4:59 am

    Not seeing how this saves any time. Until email is completely dead, this seems to be another thing I have to check. We have Yammer free of charge via Office 365. What makes this different? What am I missing?

  • Reply S G March 3, 2016 at 5:45 pm

    Great introduction

  • Reply S G March 3, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    Seems like this app is hardware and software agnostic, meaning I can use it to collaborate with others regardless of their hardware ( desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet… ) or software ( Android, IOS, Windows, OSX or *nix )…

    I'm assuming it can be accessed from browser too…

    Can it be accessed from browser?

    Is there apps for desktops and laptops ( OSX & Wins )?

  • Reply Nazione Vichinga March 7, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    Great presentation! Wich software did you use to make the video?

  • Reply zillajratomicray March 18, 2016 at 5:33 am

    Does Slack support .webm?

  • Reply Oun kwon March 18, 2016 at 7:25 pm

    Look very promising compared a stale e-mail platform. Can it be less expensive? Can some feature available a personal version (rather than team version)?

  • Reply Travis March 24, 2016 at 10:12 pm

    Looks like discord..

  • Reply David J. Ferrick April 9, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    Rehash of Google Wave … and that failed.

  • Reply noob noob April 14, 2016 at 3:32 am

    ugh noobs

  • Reply MForMega April 16, 2016 at 1:18 am

    Rip-off from Discord..

  • Reply Terra Blume April 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    You just copied off of Discord. Even the layout is similar.

  • Reply Pen-G Swpon April 21, 2016 at 3:49 am

    get more organized and busyer

  • Reply bait668 April 27, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    I've been using this to coordinate my research team and it's been incredibly helpful.

  • Reply SiNicoleIdolSiSARAH April 28, 2016 at 8:33 am

    nahh i'll stick with hipchat

  • Reply Shal Pal May 4, 2016 at 3:50 am

    Wow its fucking Discord

  • Reply yo mama May 7, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    I can build a rocket ship with slack?
    Cool ill become rich by siting down watching youtube videos

  • Reply BASStion May 9, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    is discord exactly like your did you copy?

  • Reply Wooby May 10, 2016 at 12:24 am

    thought this was instagram for a sec but I'll cut u some slack

  • Reply Dobriy Dante May 17, 2016 at 7:46 pm

    Telegram messenger is better.

  • Reply Samuel Lemma May 26, 2016 at 10:50 pm


  • Reply Livereater00 May 29, 2016 at 5:25 am

    …not impressed. looks like the old fashioned aol im

  • Reply rperlberg May 30, 2016 at 12:59 am

    How is this significantly different from Twitter? The channel names even have hashtags. It's just a slightly better Twitter that you have to pay for.

  • Reply Joseph Samson June 21, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    HI Slack, i want to introduce slack at work for our in clinical/hospital setting…just want to know about data protection issue and clinical governance…we are team of 20 people and i believe slack will help a great deal for our team work and communication …pls help and advise …i wanna make it work …it could potentially be applied hospital wide maybe…but i see it being used in my team 🙂 thanks in advance

  • Reply Carlos Parra August 12, 2016 at 3:28 am

    was the video made with screencasting software?

  • Reply andrew storm August 18, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    How is this different to that app from MS Yammer? Also user adoption is trickey with this kind of thing…?

  • Reply Pat Henderson September 10, 2016 at 2:57 am

    something new for me!!

  • Reply jellovendigar October 26, 2016 at 6:31 am

    I love this. Just wish my company would use it

  • Reply Svetlin Karachorov November 5, 2016 at 12:42 am

    This is "discord" without the ability to join an actual conversation….

  • Reply Ismael Rivera December 19, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    What is the difference between this and IRC?

  • Reply UBS Hainer January 13, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    Nice video. Did you create this in-house or with an agency. What is the name of the software used?

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