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 with a purpose 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, mentioned in an announcement 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 account to watch with TweetDeck — which is now referred to as XPro and is barely out there to paying X Premium subscribers.) If you wish to hold tabs on Slack’s standing shifting ahead, Albers pointed to Slack’s main status page and mentioned that “we’re additionally pleased to reply any questions associated to incidents from our fundamental 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 examine again later.”