Say Hello To Slack, The Newest Enterprise Social Network, And The Latest Effort From Flickr Co-Founder Stewart Butterfield’s Tiny Speck
Stand aside Yammer, Convo, Socialcast, Hipchat and the rest, and make way for another hopeful in the world of enterprise social networking: Stewart Butterfield, one of the co-creators of Flickr who subsequently departed from Yahoo in a colorful fashion in 2008, is today launching Slack , a platform aimed at teams of co-workers to converse, work on projects together, and share links, pictures and more in real time.
This is the second service to come out of Tiny Speck , the studio started by Butterfield and other early Flickr employees. Tiny Speck first gained fame with a multiplayer game called Glitch. Glitch closed down in November 2012 after failing to gain enough user traction and failing to find a buyer .
Slack is launching as a desktop, iPhone and Android app, with a responsive mobile web app in the works as well, Butterfield tells me.
While gaming is definitely a […]
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