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Like Slack, but opensource and self-hosted.

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#2 Product of the DayFebruary 13, 2015
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Lucas GordonHiring@lucasjgordon · iOS Developer @ Quit Genius
This could be really useful for chat communities after Slackgate yesterday. https://twitter.com/levelsio/sta...
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Chris Messina@chrismessina · Product designer & entrepreneur
@lucasjgordon Slackgate? Really? I don't know why Slack would shut off that API, but I'm guessing it was probably to combat abuse/spammy behavior and/or preserve their business model...
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Lucas GordonHiring@lucasjgordon · iOS Developer @ Quit Genius
@chrismessina I totally understand their reasons for making the change, but it did allow the creation of some great communities which may now need to look elsewhere.
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Drew MeyersHiring@drewmeyers · Co-Founder, Horizon
@chrismessina @lucasjgordon I tend to agree that spam/abuse was probably the issue. I joined several communities on slack, but rarely went back to them. I'm guessing most of those communities weren't strong enough to garner many repeat visitors, but I could be wrong. Regardless, cool to see an open source version pop up. I'm sure there is a market for self hosted chats where community owners have more control.
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Will Samari@willsamari · Co-founder, Forekast
I'm so happy with how rapidly team based messaging is improving. Almost as happy as my email inbox.
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Luiz Centenaro@luizcent · eCommerce Consultant
@willsamari I've been using Skype over email for team chat for years but it's great to see innovation in the space
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Jeremie Berrebi@jberrebi · Investor/Entrepreneur, 300+ investments
It looks awesome!
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Robleh Jama@robjama · Product @Shopify prev.@Tiny Hearts acq'd
@jberrebi Cool to see that they're from Toronto
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Houssam Haidar@letstweetbro · Developer, SD Elements
@jberrebi Thank you :)
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Pieter Walraven@pieterpaul · Founder & Product @ Pie - pie.co
Nice hunt. Curious if the mobile apps are native? Added to the Chat & Messaging collection: http://bit.ly/1urlQir
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Jack SmithHunter@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
@pieterpaul where's it talk about them having a mobile app?
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Pieter Walraven@pieterpaul · Founder & Product @ Pie - pie.co
@_jacksmith Landing page shows the app on desktop, iOS and Android. But now that I've taken a closer look at what's on the screen of the mobile devices it's the app running in a mobile browser. Cheeky ;)
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Houssam Haidar@letstweetbro · Developer, SD Elements
@pieterpaul We're hoping someone, somewhere has the gusto to write one. For now it's just through the browser and not particularly good :(
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Jason Botello@jasonbeee · Jidly LLC
Reminds me of https://gitter.im/ , except not based on github, MIT licensed, and self-hosted (which is awesome!). I need to make an excuse to use this in one of my projects now... Nice hunt!