How-to: Conversations in Slack

Watch these short videos to learn about two ways to have conversations in Slack — in direct messages (DMs) and in channels.



DMs are for conversations one-on-one or with a few coworkers. They're often used to ask one-off questions, like asking about rescheduling a meeting.


Messages in channels are transparent and accessible to people in your company. Work with coworkers on specific topics in channels.


Learn more: Visit our tutorial on finding and starting conversations in Slack.