Compare Slack vs. Workplace by Facebook

Slack is ranked 3rd in Enterprise Social Software with 9 reviews while Workplace by Facebook is ranked 14th in Enterprise Social Software with 1 review. Slack is rated 8.6, while Workplace by Facebook is rated 0. The top reviewer of Slack writes "Real-time collaboration and simultaneous document editing increases team productivity". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Workplace by Facebook writes "Helped us move from using an overly simple solution to a full communications package". Slack is most compared with Symphony, SharePoint and Workplace by Facebook, whereas Workplace by Facebook is most compared with Yammer, Slack and Office 365.
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Pros
Slack is a powerpack bundle of features that help small or large organizations to handle teams and their tasks.Its intuitive design makes it easy to use and understand, hence we do not have a need to spend much on educating our teams.Overall, it is a good idea as it works better than most solutions out there.It has definitively made an improvement on our productivity. Information does not got lost in hundreds of less important messages.Its integration with different apps is a great feature.

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A full-featured collaboration tool that is as easy to use as Facebook.

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Cons
I would like to see the social sharing of blogs, announcements, or other news directly from the message corner.The only area of concern that I have is with the inability to preview received documents without having to download them first.The mobile app needs improvement. It consistently misses notifications.Notifications are not as good as they could be (especially for mobile).Slack could add additional and better integrations.

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The conferencing feature does not work well with multiple parties or locations.

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7,121
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5,614
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9
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8.7
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4,877
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4,510
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0
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Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
Facebook Workplace, Facebook at Work
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Overview

Slack is where work happens. It’s a digital workspace that powers your organization — all the pieces and the people — so you can get things done.

Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It's real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

Facebook Workplace is a dedicated and secure space for companies to connect, communicate and collaborate. Organizations of all sizes can use familiar Facebook features such as News Feed, groups, messages and events to get things done.

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Sample Customers
Strava, The New York Times, Spotify, Blue Bottle Coffee Company, Eventbrite, Box, Circa, StripeRoyal Bank of Scotland, UST Global, DNB Bank, Smart, IJM Corporation, Telenor Group, Mobilink, Landmark Group, Yes Bank, BrightTALK, Kenshoo, Godrej Consumer Products
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Slack, Atlassian and others in Enterprise Social Software. Updated: October 2019.
372,374 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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