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Jan 22, 2014
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Facebook just released Facebook Workplace, essentially Facebook for Business.

Our team is becoming more spread out and I like to jump on every little improvement we can make to our team's communications. Thinking it may replace Slack for us.

What does everyone else think about it?

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Dec 25, 2012
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What is slack lacking for you and your team and does FB solve those issues? If not, why change? My team has been mostly remote for a long time. We like slack, not sure if FB would be any different.

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Jun 11, 2017
While I do not like Slack, you are better off not using Facebook. Here are few reasons:
-Facebook should be for personal life, not work life. People by default do not trust how secure their conversations are - it is Facebook, they will be afraid it will get shared by mistake
-Facebook have enough of data already. Call me crazy, but it was proven so many times that FB works with a government agencies volunteer - are you sure there will be no information shared that can compromise you?
-Biggest downside - if your Facebook account gets removed (it happens sometimes without doing anything bad - Google it) you will lose all your conversations, history, everything.
-In the case of the lawsuit - will Facebook protect you or give away all your conversations? The company that is made to cater for business cannot do this as this would kill it - FB can do it no problem.

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