Yesterday in the corporate messenger began to appear a new option that allows you to make calls between different users. Today, the option can be activated in the iOS app and on desktops. Soon the option must be embedded in an Android program.
To start using the option that allows you to make calls in Slack, first of all, enable this feature using the «Settings command» => tab «Calls». Once you activate this mode, you will immediately become available. Option works on Mac, Windows and iOS. As for group conferences, they can use only those users who are using the paid version of the application.
Once activation is completed, all the people from your address book will receive notification of the availability of this function. Following this, next to each contact will be added to the icon with the picture of a small phone. Clicking on the icon, the call will be made to a person.
At the moment Slack is gaining popularity in the world, shines, and many today consider it the most promising startups from all available. Slack tends to overcome even Skype, and add-in functions like video-conferencing has become a big step to strengthen competitive forces in the developing application.
Some experts even make the daring assumption that there will come a day when Slack will kill Skype, but in this case, to date, the prevalence Slack’and the world is too small in comparison with the giant Skype, and a young one needs definitely to expand its user base before it will be possible to speak about serious competition.