Slack is the increasingly popular choice for businesses in need of an internal chat tool, but until now the app made it difficult to start a private group chat, say with three or four people.
But Slack’s latest update allows anyone to easily turn a private, direct message into a group chat.
Before, if you needed to address more than one person in Slack regarding a particular topic or event, the best way was to create a new channel.
With this new group messaging feature, Slack users can use the software to get even more focused on team-specific tasks, or perhaps just use it for more social needs (group lunch meetings, etc.). …