This scope lets an app "Manage the user’s public channels and create new ones on the user’s behalf"
This OAuth permission scope works with these Web API methods.
channels.archive- Archives a channel.
channels.create- Creates a channel.
channels.invite- Invites a user to a channel.
channels.join- Joins a channel, creating it if needed.
channels.kick- Removes a user from a channel.
channels.leave- Leaves a channel.
channels.mark- Sets the read cursor in a channel.
channels.rename- Renames a channel.
channels.setPurpose- Sets the purpose for a channel.
channels.setTopic- Sets the topic for a channel.
channels.unarchive- Unarchives a channel.
conversations.join- Joins an existing conversation.