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Scheduled changes to the Slack platform

Here are scheduled changes, deprecations, and retirements planned ahead for the Slack platform.

We tweet about most of these updates from @slackapi but we also offer this wonderfully antiquated RSS feed. Slack, the service and product, has its own changelog too.


Effective May 22, 2019

Effective October 16, 2018

  • APIsWe're postponing planned changes around scope requirements for app and bot access to email addresses. The new date is in autumn, on October 16th, 2018. If you haven't already prepared, read on.

Effective September 26, 2018

  • APIsCatch up on recent changes to presence in the RTM and Web APIs and changes to come, including the deprecation of users.list's presence parameter. Read on.

Effective August 31, 2018