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Link: Slack Trains Some of Its AI-Powered Features on User Messages, Files

Slack is training its machine learning features on its users' data—and everyone's opted-in by default. Slack uses machine learning, a subfield of AI, to operate in-app features like channel recommendations, search results, autocomplete, and emoji suggestions, according to the company. But it's pulling from users' Slack messages, data, and files to improve these features. Opting customers into something like AI model training by default may be frustrating for those who would have preferred advance notice. When Slack began using its customers' messages, many users were unaware of this change and may have wanted to have been directly notified and given the chance to opt-out before the data collection and use began in the first place. #


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