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Flowdock vs Friends: What are the differences?

Flowdock: Flowdock is your team's chat with a shared inbox. Teams using Flowdock react in seconds and never forget anything. Flowdock is a web-based team chat service that integrates with your tools to provide a window into your team's activities. With the team inbox, everyone on your team can stay up to date. Stay connected with Flowdock's iOS and Android apps; Friends: Like Slack except P2P, offline friendly, and open source. Friends is like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source. We transmit data over secure channels and authenticate messages. It's made by a group of open source developers who are motivated to make a public chat platform that is easy to use but isn't centrally controlled, and where data is owned by its users.

Flowdock and Friends belong to "Group Chat & Notifications" category of the tech stack.

Friends is an open source tool with 3.05K GitHub stars and 356 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Friends's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Flowdock
Pros of Friends
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    Threaded chat
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    Simpler integrations than others, team inbox = awesome
  • 18
    Great interface
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    Extremely easy to manage multiple conversations
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    Powerful Search and Tagging Architecture
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    Team Inbox
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    Email and RSS integration for apps w no API
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    See what the team is actually working on
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    Comment on anything you see or do
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    Spark conversations around activity
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    Threads and tags make it great
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    Threaded Inbox for Integrations
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    Threaded chat and separate inbox for integrations
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    What is Flowdock?

    Flowdock is a web-based team chat service that integrates with your tools to provide a window into your team's activities. With the team inbox, everyone on your team can stay up to date. Stay connected with Flowdock's iOS and Android apps.

    What is Friends?

    Friends is like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source. We transmit data over secure channels and authenticate messages. It's made by a group of open source developers who are motivated to make a public chat platform that is easy to use but isn't centrally controlled, and where data is owned by its users.

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