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Need cash? Let me Slack it to you

Need cash? Let me Slack it to you You can download it from the Slack App Directory, and to use it, you'll have to link your PayPal and and Slack accounts.Sending money in Slack is as easy as typing "paypal" as a slash command.

Discover more than just office gossip through Slack with Statsbot, a new data tool

Discover more than just office gossip through Slack with Statsbot, a new data tool The product promises Google Analytics, Mixpanel, and Salesforce information directly through Slack via a bot.In speaking with TechCrunch, co-founder and CEO Artyom Keydunov said that he decided to create his company and the product following his experience as the head of a remote engineering team.

Google is Slackifying Hangouts

Google is Slackifying Hangouts In an effort to make Hangouts more business-friendly, Google is splitting the service into two separate apps: Hangouts Meet, a videoconferencing app, and Hangouts Chat, a Slack-like messaging app designed for teams.Meet, which is starting to roll out now, is a revamped version of Hangouts' video calling features, with a few new additions designed for businesses.

The chat app war between Microsoft and Slack heats up

The chat app war between Microsoft and Slack heats up On Tuesday, the company announced its chat app, Teams, has rolled out to all Office 365 customers worldwide.That's exactly why Uber ditched Slack last year.

Stop that Skype install! Here are the chat apps you should be using on Windows or MacOS

Stop that Skype install! Here are the chat apps you should be using on Windows or MacOS While apps like Trillian and AIM have fallen to the wayside, companies like Slack have seized an opportunity.If you Google “chat apps,” for instance, you’ll be presented with a buffet of choices.

Facebook Messenger is basically Slack now

Facebook Messenger is basically Slack now Instead, the company is taking two features straight out of Slack's playbook with the addition emoji-laden reactions and mentions.Speaking of new push notifications, Facebook is also adding Slack-like @-mentions, so you can "call out" specific people in a chat.

Facebook to unleash a free version its Slack killer, Workplace

Facebook to unleash a free version its Slack killer, Workplace The behemoth social network has made a coming soon-style announcement to tout a free version of its Workplace service, a tool for businesses to keep their employees connected and chatting about work stuff right on Facebook, Fortune reported Friday.What's Workplace do?

Slack designs new message menus to help you communicate more efficiently

Slack designs new message menus to help you communicate more efficiently The firm’s new message menus are described as “a straightforward bit of UI that provides options a user can take to complete a workflow.Thanks to Slack’s newest integration, you can build five types of message menus, each of which can satisfy a different use case.

Slack finally catches up to AOL Instant Messenger

Slack finally catches up to AOL Instant Messenger The workplace chat app added a new feature that lets you set a "status" so you can tell everyone at your organization what you're up to.In other words: It's pretty much Slack's version of away messages from AOL Instant Messenger.

Facebook Workplace gets equipped with doc sharing, legal compliance and video

Facebook Workplace gets equipped with doc sharing, legal compliance and video Prior to this week, Workplace included multi-company Groups, live video, reactions, auto-translate, video and group audio calling, trending posts, and search filters.At Facebook, we have over 100 of these bots helping people be more productive," said Simon Cross, product manager for Workplace.

Now there's a dating app in Slack. What could possibly go wrong?

Now there's a dating app in Slack. What could possibly go wrong? If Feeld, the dating app that bills itself as a place "where you can meet couples or singles" has their way, you just might.You tell the Feeld bot who your crush is, and if they feel the same way, it'll tell you.

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Slack’s new search feature is powered by artificial intelligence

Slack’s new search feature is powered by artificial intelligence The work chat service is launching a new search function that basically uses machine learning to find more relevant information, and find it faster.The new feature was built by the Slack search learning and intelligence group, and shows Slack is following the lead of other major tech companies in adopting artificial intelligence.

Cult of the party parrot: How a ridiculous bird became an emoji hero

Cult of the party parrot: How a ridiculous bird became an emoji hero Their first commandment: party or die.OK, well, maybe not really die, but that party part — that’s for real.

Here's how to take photos even when your phone is out of storage

Here's how to take photos even when your phone is out of storage You get bombarded with "Storage Almost Full" notifications on your phone, but just keep rolling like the problem will magically fix itself.There's no time to start deleting everything, so you just don't take the picture.

Nowhere is safe from Slack — not even your dreams

Nowhere is safe from Slack — not even your dreams Amber Bouman recently had her first Slack dream — or rather, nightmare.Bouman said she doesn't dream about work that often, but the dreams do tend to occur during stressful periods.

Slack has some real competition with this new work chat app

Slack has some real competition with this new work chat app Colleagues have so many ways to communicate, but it's debatable if all those messages and emoji are actually leading to productivity.That's one reason why Atlassian, one of the biggest businesses in workplace software with products like Confluence, JIRA, and HipChat, decided to create and release a new messaging system.

Slack is ready for its next act: global domination

Slack is ready for its next act: global domination As of Tuesday, "the entire product is localized, from the copy you see in the [interface] all the way down to the very last emoji," Slack wrote in the blog post announcement.The news comes on the heels of Slack's first-ever business conference Frontier.

Dancing bananas have infiltrated office life and there's no going back

Dancing bananas have infiltrated office life and there's no going back You're not spilling secrets, but you're still showing off your digital personality perhaps for the first time in a work setting.They  make work feel less like work.