Many us of are members of the instant message generation. From the early days of the almighty AIM (which amazingly still exists), to texting, on through to Facebook messenger, and all of the other available apps we use to communicate by way of typing (instead of speaking); plenty of people have grown accustomed to web-based chatting.
For many of us working office-type jobs, we even use this type of communication to stay connected to our coworkers – and it’s awesome. Until recently, Skype was the chat program of choice, but we’re on to better things these days, and that better thing is Slack. [Read more…]