It’s a lot less friction mentally to want to say something.” The Cocoa Heads use the chat primarily to discuss coding problems, but they also have channels for “off-topic” conversations and, of course, animated gifs.That casual “at a bar” dynamic may also be what led at least one enterprising Slack user to start a Slack for dating.We fell in lov I have been quite an active user on Oasis for the past few years. Until one day a guy with nickname Jiwa Muda liked me. When we finally met I couldn’t have asked for a better match we just got on so well. And now 4 1/2 years later we are still going strong and about to move into our first home together that we own.We were the same faith so I said to myself, what the heck and liked him back. After joining Oasis and not having much luck I was about to give up when I got an email with suggested matches. Without Oasis I certainly wouldn’t have met the love of my life who makes me the person I am today and supports me through not only the good but the bad too. I have been quite an active user on Oasis for the past few years. Until one day a guy with nickname Jiwa Muda liked me.
“Fifty percent of my Slack communication is work, and 50% of my slack communication is nonwork at this point,” says Todd, who also uses Slack to keep in touch with a group of Brooklyn-based programmers. In addition to being a place to work, Slack is becoming a virtual hangout spot.
Every day, 750,000 workers log into enterprise chat software Slack to communicate with colleagues.
Todd Kennedy, a 37-year-old CTO at a software startup, also uses the service–to talk with his wife, Julie. And it’s always open.”This is a very odd way for someone to talk about enterprise software.
Companies pay Slack for things like unlimited archiving, simple usage statistics, and unlimited external integrations–features for which couples and clubs are unlikely to pay.
As Kennedy puts it, “I’m not super interested in who had to pick up the kids two months ago.”Cultivating nonwork activity on Slack could also hamper the startup’s sales pitch to corporate customers, who are subscribing to the software with hopes that their teams will work together more efficiently–not that they will chat with their significant others and meet people who share their interest in woodworking.