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  1. recode decode
    Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on Navigating the New Workplace of the Coronavirus“How could you go back to email?” he asks Kara Swisher on Recode Decode.
  2. slacking off
    Work From Home Tip: Stop Capitalizing WordsA simple way to trick your boss into thinking you’re still at your keyboard is by avoiding awkward autocorrects and overly correct grammar.
  3. power
    Just Imagine Getting Messages Like This From Your CEOThe CEO of Away has decided not to step down, despite reports on the company’s toxic environment.
  4. oops
    The Ticking Time Bomb of Old Slack PostsSlack is a popular business tool for trash-talking competitors. What happens when two companies merge?
  5. ipos
    Slack Is a Boring Company. That’s Why Its Stock Was Exciting.Maybe other tech companies can adopt its unorthodox strategy of “selling a service for money.”
  6. life in pixels
    Group Chats Are Making the Internet Fun AgainThe triumphant return of aimless digital chatter.
  7. piece of work
    Why Do We Use a Different Vocabulary at Work?A linguist explains why we use words at work we’d never use elsewhere.
  8. buzzfeed
    Remaining BuzzFeed Staff Still Very Unclear on What’s Going OnIn an internal Slack, CEO Jonah Peretti is “getting slammed in multiple languages,” a source said.
  9. slacking off
    Don’t Like Slack’s New Logo? You’ll Reconsider When You See the Other OptionsYou can thank the designer behind Hillary Clinton’s “H” for this development.
  10. select all
    It’s Now Really Easy for Your Boss to Read Your Slack DMsSlack announced some changes to its privacy policy.
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    What Happens When Work Becomes a Nonstop Chat RoomHas Slack made the office more productive? More of a snake pit? More like Tinder?
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    Shockingly, the Slack Bot for Office Flirting Has Been Shut DownSlack rejected an integration from dating app Feeld that would let users flirt with co-workers.
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    You Definitely Shouldn’t Use This Slack Bot to @ Your Office CrushFeeld’s newest feature seems like an HR nightmare waiting to happen.
  14. office hours
    Now You Can Send Subtle Hints to Your Boss With Slack’s Away-Message FunctionSet status: away … forever.
  15. For $1,000 Per Day, This Guy Will Teach Co-workers How to Send One Another GIFsDream job.
  16. the sharing economy
    Share Your Tinder Matches With Your Co-workersFinally. What the world was asking for.
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    Hulk Hogan Taught Me Never to Make a Bad Joke on Slack AgainThanks to the Hogan lawsuit, my chat joke — and my co-worker’s noble attempt to explain it to a lawyer — is now a matter of public record.
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    This New Apartment Building Has a Common Slack Channel. This Is a Bad Idea.Annoying your neighbors shouldn’t be easy.
  19. Don’t Send Calendar Invites to Chill With Friends Outside of Office HoursJust don’t. It’s rude.
  20. diversity report
    4 Female Engineers of Color Accepted a Major Start-up Award Last NightWith a shout-out to Beyoncé that a lot of Crunchies attendees probably missed.
  21. office hours
    Are My Co-workers Slacking Off Without Me?The reality of having work FOMO.
  22. tech
    People Are Retreating to Private Chats Because the Open Internet Can Be TerribleIn search of a kinder, quieter Internet.