Flock, the homegrown team messaging app, which competes with companies like Slack, has launched FlockOS, which it calls the ‘World’s First Chat Operating System.’
With FlockOS, developers can now build customized apps, bots and integrations on Flock, and either use them within their organization or publish it on Flock’s App Store, making them available for all Flock users.
Previously, Flock had things like polls and video conferencing built on top of it as apps, but those were built by the Flock team or through a closed beta testing process. Now, the company has thrown open its doors to anyone to build these integrations.
“Other similar solutions limit the user’s interactions with apps to simple notifications and slash commands which results in a substandard experience for the user and low app discoverability and usage from a developer’s perspective. But with FlockOS, we have thrown open our platform to the global developer community. Our UI is a canvas for developers, allowing them to create truly intuitive apps and integrations which seamlessly blend with the core product”, said Bhavin Turakhia, CEO and founder of Flock.
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