21 Game-Changing Slack Apps to Bring the Human Connection to the Work Day

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Finding new ways for teams to motivate and connect?

Here are 21 Slack apps that will bring fun and build a human connection to your workspace. 

1. Gif Keyboard

Want the perfect GIFs for any moment? Tenor GIFs in Slack allows you and your colleagues to find and share the perfect GIFs for any conversation. Simply create custom GIFs by adding a caption!

tenor gif

2. Trivia

Trivia is the new way to connect with your remote team while playing exciting quizzes on Slack and Microsoft Teams! Get summarised results at the end of every Trivia quiz and find your very own Quizzard!


3. EngageWith

EngageWith is an employee recognition and rewards tool that enriches your company culture. It virtually brings recognition and fun within your Slack and MS Teams workspace.


4. GameMonk

Teams that play hard together work hard together. GameMonk adds engaging games to your Slack and give a nice 90 second break to your workday. They’re designed to stir your creative juices a bit and bring your team closer. 


5. Meme Bot

Tired of copy-pasting memes from google search? Use this Meme Bot with the /meme-list and /meme commands to generate instant memes from slack and be a meme hero.

meme bot

6. Vote

Democratize your teams! The Vote app for Slack allows your teams to embrace workplace democracy and build consensus without confrontation. Users can call for anonymous votes at any time and on any issue.


7. Spoiler

Spoiler is a free Slack add-in to warn your team of possible spoilers. Want to discuss The Force Awakens but a certain someone has not gotten around to it yet? Be the courteous one and warn your team that a spoiler lies ahead.


8. AddThis Share

Share content you’re engaging with to any of your public Slack channels. Using the AddThis Share in Slack allows you to easily distribute content that you’ve engaged with.

addthis share

9. Decision Bot

Need to make a team decision? Who makes the next coffee, where to go for lunch or who’s going to answer the phone. Use Decision Bot to get an instant decision. Use /coinflip or /diceroll to get an instant decision.

decision bot

10. Dog Facts

Add this app to your team’s Slack and use the available slash command (A Slack slash command /dogfact) to retrieve a fun fact about dogs!

dog facts

11. Weather Hippie

Weather Hippie is a fun and FREE weather app that allows you to stay ahead of extreme weather conditions in your area. It gives you real-time updates and alerts.

weather hippie

12. Booky

​Booky lets you quickly share books read with your team. by using /booky you can search for books and post their descriptions allowing you and your team to add it to your Goodreads shelves right there in Slack! 


13. Good Today

​Good Today is the easiest way for teams to making giving apart of their company culture. Engage, educate, and empower your employees to have a say in where your company’s charitable dollars go.

good today

14. Mighty Networks

The Mighty Networks Slack app lets you launch an online community you can manage via Slack. With member profiles, discovery and introductions, your community will scale beautifully and you’ll see all of it in Slack.

mighty network

15. Yarn

Find video clips from your favorite movies, TV, and music videos.  Enter a quote or lyric and Yarn automatically returns a short video clip that matches.


16. Sneek

Sneek lets you see your lovely team mates all day taking snaps at a regular interval.  Start instant 1 on 1 or group video chats with a single click.


17. CoDo

CoDo for Slack is a social motivation tool to help persistent daily and weekly achievement by making group challenges, tracking, and celebrating the progress with colleagues.


18. Switchboard

Take the conversation off the keyboard, and communicate faster with Switchboard. Decide who can speak to you directly, and who needs permission first. Even people without the app can reach you through a private channel.


19. Lunch Buddies

This app helps build relationships between teammates by scheduling participants into random groups for lunch. To initiate the process, invite the Lunch Buddies bot to any channel and say @Lunch Buddies create.

Lunch buddies

20. Snack

Snack is a 100% opt-in, distraction-free way for remote teams to have virtual coffee breaks. Distributed teams use Snack to build authentic relationships, promote collaboration and share knowledge within Slack.


21. ChatFox

Remote teams that only engage through projects, tasks and deadlines do not foster a culture around shared values and goals. Use ChatFox to incentivize your team to have more meaningful conversations based on shared values.


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Pawan Kumar

I'm a Content Marketer at Springworks. I've been featured in many reputed publications and online magazines! I'm an avid reader and movie buff. Let's connect on Social Media.

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