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Slack Is Killing Email

Sign in to multiple teams, get desktop notifications, and launch right from your tray. Valued at $3.8 billion last year, Slack claims 5 million daily active users across workplaces that include 21st Century Fox, Dow Jones, and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Being in a hyper growth business and company can lead to some stress at times, but overall this is how people learn and grow their careers.slack

A Standard Slack account costs $8.00 per user per month, with a small discount if paid upfront annually (it’s a little more than $80 per user per year). Co-workers can personalize emoji, devise elaborate Slack bot pranks, cultivate inside jokes. Slack supports two-factor authentication, and when logging into its mobile apps, you see an option to have a key delivered to you so that you don’t have to type a password.

Already, an employer can access all Slack public channels, and can pay extra for the Plus plan to gain access to employees’ direct messages , private conversations, and archived messages, if it can prove it has the legal right to do so. Make no mistake, Slack takes some learning, with an adjustment period of hours if you’re lucky, or in my …

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