Slack is retiring its standing account on X that beforehand shared updates about points and outages on the platform, the corporate introduced on Thursday. “We made the choice to retire the @SlackStatus account to be able to consolidate our communications round incidents and focus assets on these most generally utilized by our clients,” Kevin Albers, VP of buyer expertise at Slack, stated in a press release to The Verge.
The account was a helpful option to be notified when Slack was investigating issues, particularly for these of us at The Verge who find yourself writing about these points. (It was additionally a very good account to observe with TweetDeck — which is now known as XPro and is barely out there to paying X Premium subscribers.) If you wish to preserve tabs on Slack’s standing transferring ahead, Albers pointed to Slack’s principal standing web page and stated that “we’re additionally glad to reply any questions associated to incidents from our principal account, @SlackHQ.” You may also get alerts by subscribing to Slack’s RSS and Atom feeds.
X despatched an autoreply to my request for remark: “Busy now, please test again later.”