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Every new Slack team starts with a #general channel. It’s unlike all other Slack channels because no one can leave it — which is what makes it so useful! You don’t need to invite anyone to #general — they’ll be added automatically when they join the team.
It’s a great place to share important messages. And as teams get larger, many opt to stop using #general for discussion, saving it for important announcements.
Tip: If you have an urgent message to share with the entire team, mention @everyone in #general. Ask people to react to your message so you know who’s seen it.
Share what’s important
Everyone can see everything posted in #general, so we recommend discouraging unnecessary messages. There are a few options here: