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Slack adds video messages to help avoid meetings and video calls

Slack adds video messages to help avoid meetings and video calls

This new job hopes to collaborate on teams working on different schedules (Image: Archive)

Slack’s corporate messaging app has announced that it will be incorporating a new functionality that will allow its users to Record and send video messages In the same way that other content is sent in the middle of conversations between coworkers.

These video messages will be called pins It is expected to facilitate communication between employees who communicate with each other different time zones And Avoid meetings By video call for subjects or short communications.

To record Clips, you will have to use a button in the writing bar of the app’s conversations which will be recognized by the presence of a video camera icon. From there you can choose if you want to register from Built-in camera or device screen, this option will allow the user to appear simultaneously with the selected program window.

Like any other message in chats, Other users will be able to reply to the sent video Using emojis, written messages, and even your own video or audio recordings.

Clips will also allow you to capture the device's screen and certain windows (Image: Slack)
Clips will also allow you to capture the device’s screen and certain windows (Image: Slack)

Some time ago, it was rumored that the company was working on a similar video functionality for Instagram Stories which might disappear after a certain time, however, they had decided this latest version so that it would be better integrated for business environments. .

Slack’s product manager, Tamar Yehoshua, explained in an interview with The Verge that the decision to adapt video messaging to the platform would have been made by How people use video In other applications at the moment.

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In addition to Clips, the company announced that it will expand its range Slack Connect So companies that pay you can invite and develop projects with other organizations using the free form. They also announced a specialized version for government agencies under the name GovSlack Which is scheduled to be launched by 2022.

So far, the latest and greatest functionality that has been integrated into the messaging platform has been the option to develop calls that users can get in and out of at any time in a very similar way to how another well-known app, Discord, works.

Clips in Slacks has already started to be enabled for some people on the platform and the company has indicated that it hopes to reach all users by the end of the year.

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