Slack pledges update to “Connect DM” after realizing harassment exists

Shadowy Slack usage.

Enlarge / Shadowy Slack usage. (credit: Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images)

told tech news site Protocol that Slack is deliberately positioning itself to become the chat platform of choice for the business world. “When someone opens up their phone, if they’re connecting with their friends, they click on Facebook or WhatsApp,” Frank said. “If they’re connecting with someone they work with, regardless of where that person works, they should be clicking on Slack.”

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