Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

TheWhaleCapitals.comTheWhaleCapitals.com

Tech News

Slack’s Catch Up feature is like Tinder for your work messages

A screenshot of Slack’s new Catch Up feature on a yellow background.
Catch Up is supposed to make it faster to get up to speed on all the Slack stuff you care — and don’t care — about. | Image: Slack

Slack is adding a new feature to its mobile app, meant to help you triage all your unread stuff a little faster. It’s called Catch Up, and the only way I can describe it is Tinder for Enterprise Messaging. When you tap on Catch Up at the top of the app’s homescreen, it’ll show you one channel or DM at a time; swipe left to mark it read, right to leave it unread.

Catch Up is a response to two things Akshay Bakshi, a product management director at Slack, says the company sees a lot. First, there’s just a lot going on in Slack, and opening every channel one by one just to check in on it and mark it read in the sidebar is a pin. Second, a lot of people use their phone as a Slack-triage device. “Before they get to their desk in the morning,…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

Travis Fisher The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) greenhouse gas (GHG) rule for power plants was published in May 2023 and the original comment period...

Politics

Read this article for free! Plus get unlimited access to thousands of articles, videos and more with your free account! Please enter a valid...

Tech News

Illustration: William Joel / The Verge Hi, friends! Welcome to Installer No. 18, your guide to the best and Verge-iest stuff in the world....

Politics

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Andy Barr is endorsing former President Trump, telling Fox News Digital that Americans ‘must rally behind’ him to ensure ‘strong leadership both...