Current releases of Mastodon clients look and work essentially like apps for Twitter, with a chronological timeline of posts. Can Mastodon’s open architecture let clients advance beyond the Twitter paradigm?
Slack has overhauled the limits on its free plan, claiming that the majority of active free teams will have access to more message and file history than before. But your mileage may vary—and some people feel betrayed. Adam Engst explores the topic and muses about what we should be able to expect from free services.
A recent update to Slack alerted Adam Engst that the app had an option to restore a much-missed feature to open the last message for editing with a single keystroke. If you’ve been pining for that feature, read on.
Cloud-based business services provider Salesforce has announced that it’s buying chat service Slack for nearly $28 billion.
Many of us take far more photos while on vacation than at any other time, but that raises the question of how best to share them with different people and groups. Particularly if you’re not enamored of sharing on social media, read on for advice, suggestions, and solutions.
Improves launch and call connectivity speeds for the group messaging system and collaboration tool. (Free, 71 MB)
Real-time workplace communication tools were supposed to improve productivity, but they all too often have the opposite effect thanks to too much chatter.
Disgusted by Facebook’s behavior but feel stuck using it because it’s the only way you communicate with some family members? Try the free tier of the group-messaging system Slack instead. It’s great for families, doesn’t incorporate ads, and guarantees your privacy. A little training may be required.
Introduces a new icon and makes some small improvements to the client app for the group messaging system and collaboration service. (Free, 65.6 MB)
The enterprise messaging service Slack has acquired email app maker Astro Technology. Unfortunately, the Astro apps will stop working soon, forcing users to switch quickly.
Slack 3.3.1 is a maintenance release for the group messaging system and collaboration service. (Free, 66.3 MB)
Makes improvement for enterprise users and speeds up Quick Switching. (Free, 79 MB)