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Slack App Updated to Version 2.0, Includes Updated UI and Enhanced Notifications

Slack, the communications app built specifically for large teams working towards a common goal, just received a big ol’ update to version 2.0. Inside, the left and right drawers have been removed, being replaced by a more simplistic tabbed navigation UI. From these tabs, you can quickly access your channels, DM’s, starred items, and mentions from within a conversation. 

Users will also see a “Jump to…” search bar, providing a point of access to whatever you are looking for inside of the app. A new UI for switching between teams has been added, as well as a refined notifications experience.

If you, your company, team, or anybody you know rocks Slack, get on it.

What’s New

  • The left and right drawers have been dropped in favor a simpler tabbed navigation. Tabs provide quick access to all your channels, direct messages, starred items, and mentions.
  • Know exactly where you want to go? Quickly “Jump to…” any channel, group, or direct message.
  • Constantly switching between teams? Simply select your team from the top dropdown and off you go.
  • A much refined notification experience, with notifications grouped by team.
  • A shiny new button floats attractively in the bottom right corner of the channels list for quickly locating or creating channels, DMs or groups.
  • Search functionality has been greatly improved with the ability to open search results in a new “archive viewer” so you can see the full context of a message result.

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Via: Slack

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