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Add send button to the message box

I believe this will encourage us to be more mindful on how to communicate.

Notify people

From Notify a channel or workspace, we can mention many people via:

@everyone

Everyone in your Slack workspace.

@channel

Everyone in the channel.

@here

Everyone are currently online in the channel + notification badge.


Our attentions in a day are limited, and I believe most of people by default snoozed their notifications, so a notification badge usually means something important is happening.

Use @everyone, @channel, and @here for emergency-type reasons. Avoid being The Boy Who Cried Wolf and limit their usage to truly monumental events.

Slack also wrote this excellent guide: Courtesy call: more empathy tips in Slack.