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 view to consolidate our communications round incidents and focus sources on these most generally utilized by our clients,” Kevin Albers, VP of buyer expertise at Slack, stated in an announcement to The Verge.
The account was a helpful solution to be notified when Slack was investigating issues, particularly for these of us at The Verge who find yourself writing about those issues. (It was additionally an excellent account to observe with TweetDeck — which is now referred to as XPro and is barely accessible to paying X Premium subscribers.) If you wish to preserve tabs on Slack’s standing transferring ahead, Albers pointed to Slack’s main status page and stated that “we’re additionally glad to reply any questions associated to incidents from our foremost account, @SlackHQ.” You can too 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.”