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Slack Share Button: Now Available with AddThis

We’re big fans of Slack at AddThis. We use it on a daily basis as a way for teams and individuals across the company to communicate about project-related issues, tasks, upcoming events, and to share industry news, helpful articles, and more. That’s why we we’re so excited to add a Slack share button to our list of sharing service integrations.

What started as a Hackathon project is now officially available as a service with all our share tools. Why is this such a big deal? Because the AddThis Share button offers you the ability to securely share content you’re engaging with directly to anyone in your Slack channels, as well as the ability to switch teams quickly and seamlessly (something not offered by the official Slack sharing tools).

“It’s really cool to not only have created this in such a short period of time, but to also get the thumbs up from the team at Slack is pretty awesome.” Jason Rogers, lead developer on Share to Slack integration at AddThis.

How does it work?

Content will come through as “Shared via AddThis” to any channel that you choose to share on. You can even edit a post once it’s been shared to Slack just as you would with any other normal Slack post. AND you don’t have to do anything to your current share tools! Slack has already been added to the list of services to share to.

If you’re not already familiar with Slack, it’s a messaging app for teams. With over 500,000 users, it’s one of the fastest growing business apps ever and we’re thrilled to help it grow even more with this new integration.

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PS: Our Slack Share Button is featured on Product Hunt. Check it out!