Slack bots streamline how publishers work

Bots, in some form or another, have been a part of Slack’s offering since it launched in 2013. The communications tools now has 4 million daily active users, up from 2.3 million in April, and companies are getting more experimental with the bots they build.

Slack itself comes with Slackbot, a built-in personal assistant that can perform simple question-and-answer tasks that can be customized and reprogrammed.

Here are some of the creative ways publishers are building Slack bots to help streamline internal processes and remove friction.

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