63points

Slack

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Slack review: 54 facts and highlights

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Why is Slack better than the average?

  • IOS app size
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    8.9MBvs38.25MB
  • Android app size
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    8.3MBvs12.85MB
  • Rating on Google Play
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    4.4vs4.16
  • Rating on Apple's App Store
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    4.5vs4

General info

These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
2.Free app
Slack
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
The app requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.
This means that it has been designed especially for professional use. It offers a more serious design, often with tailored features and increased security.

Users

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
With more users it is likely that more people you know will use the app too.
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
It is a social network, which has features such as commenting and tagging. This means you can share content quickly and easily and engage with a community.

Contacts

This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

Messaging features

You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.
You can send a text message which will self destruct after a short time, so you can say whatever you like, without it being saved on the person’s phone.
You can send a pre-recorded voice message.
You can send an image which is programmed to self destruct after a few seconds. This means you can send something a bit daring, as it will disappear once the person has seen it.
You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.
You can see the activity history – e.g., “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”
You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.

Content sharing

You can send documents using the app.
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
You can send videos with the app.
You can share music files with your friends.
Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.
A media library contains all uploaded files, making search easier and helping you organize the content.
You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera app.

Security

The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.
End-to-end encryption is enabled on all chats by default. This differs from other apps which only encrypt messages if the user specifically turns it on.

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