Slack messaging software hits record number of active users as employees ...

Slack messaging software hits record number of active users as employees across the world work from home due to the coronavirus pandemic Slack messaging software has hit a record number of active users  Its instant messaging software now has 12.5 million active users That's an increase of 2.5 million active users in the last 10 days The surge is likely being driven by waves of people working from home  Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

By James Pero For Dailymail.com

Published: 22:22 GMT, 26 March 2020 | Updated: 22:22 GMT, 26 March 2020

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Software facilitating remote work has seen unprecedented demand as more and more people are isolated due to an ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

According to founder of Slack Technologies, a popular work-from-home software that lets people communicate with one another using instant messaging, millions of active users have flooded the service in a little more than a week, breaking a company record.

On Twitter, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield said that simultaneously connected users increased from 10.5 million on March 16 to 12.5 million on March 25.

Slack says that it has hit an unprecedented number of daily active users as people isolate in their homes and are forced to work from home

Slack says that it has hit an unprecedented number of daily active users as people

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