How to make a Slack emoji to add some personality to the workday

Custom Slack emojis are a great way for people to personalize the messaging platform. Here’s a step-by-step guide explaining how to make a Slack emoji.

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In recent months, organizations around the globe have transitioned to remote work due to the coronavirus pandemic. To boost communication from afar, a number of organizations are using a vast suite of collaboration tools like Slack and Zoom to name a few. Slack touts a number of features to enhance the overall user experience ranging from settings designed with productivity in mind to features focused on individual customization and team-building. For example, Slack

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Apple’s Tracking Tool Target of Privacy Activist Max Schrems’ New Complaints

A group led by privacy activist Max Schrems on Monday filed complaints with German and Spanish data protection authorities over Apple’s online tracking tool, alleging that it allows iPhones to store users’ data without their consent in breach of European law.

It is the first such major action against the US technology group in regards to European Union privacy rules.

Apple says it provides users with a superior level of privacy protection. The company had announced it would further tighten its rules with the launch of its iOS 14 operating system this autumn but in September said it would delay

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Will these Prime Day low prices come back to Amazon Fire tablets by Black Friday?

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

Black Friday may still be two weeks away according to the calendar, but the price tags on Amazon’s Fire tablets say Black Friday is coming early. Both Amazon and Best Buy dropped their prices on Fire tablets back to their Prime Day lows from last month, and while those deals have now expired, it pays to keep an eye out, because they can be back at any time. The best deals

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