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Twist Reviews

Check fewer notifications, do more meaningful work. Twist is the team communication app for calmer, more organized, and more productive teamwork.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Twist and what they use it for.
  • Why the Future Is Analog (Society)
    I still haven't checked it out myself yet, but markets itself as actually asynchronous communication instead of the constant distraction that Slack/Teams is. - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • — An asynchronous-friendly team communication app where conversations stay organized and on-topic. Free and Unlimited plans available. Discounts provided for eligible teams. - Source: / 5 months ago
  • alternatives to slack?
    Https:// is another Thread-like company as well. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Why Slack’s free plan change is causing an exodus
    I think is the best solution between chat and forum. But they have the same pricing slack now starts using and that makes it unusable to keep knowledge. - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Searching: Alternative it Twist
    Twist is an async communication tool made by doist, who built Todoist. The app and their approach looks promising. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • The saddest “just ship it” story ever
    Don't feel bad. Even if you had continued with the idea, it may not have worked. In 2013 there was a company called "Twist" that invited users to share their location temporarily so that co-workers could know if they would be on time to meetings. At some point they shuttered most of their employees and decided to pivot into bitcoin as "BitGo". (Note that is an entirely different company now). I... - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • 5 Fantastic Developer Tools for Async Comms 🎯
    Twist is designed specifically for asynchronous communication, it can best be described as a slower, more considered version of Slack. There are no notification dots and no presence indicators, and the UI is very clean. It strikes a really nice balance between encouraging teamwork and avoiding distractions. - Source: / 11 months ago
  • New team focuses *way* too much on collaboration. Anyone else dealt with this?
    To be fair I would be all in on an async Slack. looks quite good (no affiliation, just seems like a neat tool). - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Can Slack-mania be cured with systemized discipline?
    In Twist,, everything is a thread and no presence indicators. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Why Zulip will stand the test of time
    > Twist Hmm, I assume you are talking about This is the first time looking at that service and I find it equally intriguing and confusing. It seems like a cross between Slack and Notion (ideally capturing the best of both worlds). But I would love to hear from someone who has actually used it regarding its benefits vs other chat systems... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Twitter Acquires Quill; Will Shut Down Service at the End of the Week
    We've recently switched our team from Slack to Twist. Maybe that could be a good alternative for the Quill users that are getting booted now. It's got fewer features and settings than Slack, but got the basic functionality and is much better tailored to async work, with threads and no 'stream of text' chat windows (it does have DMs though). - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Free for dev - list of software (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.) — An asynchronous-friendly team communication app where conversations stay organized and on-topic. Free and Unlimited plans available. Discounts provided for eligible teams. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Workspace and our first project
    The work will be done through Twist, which is a thread-based app that works on any OS and any device. It's a really nice way to communicate as a team and it has a lot of integrations, such as calendars, task lists etc. After you set up your account, you can join the Manga Projects workspace here and start your awesome projects! - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • 16 Tips on How to Make Remote Meetings More Efficient (+ Apps & Tools)
    Our top picks of chat tools: Slack, Fleep, Twist, Discord. - Source: / almost 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Twist

15 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Business
Twist organizes all team communication in one central location. Team conversations can be grouped by channels that can be public or private, and messages can be sent without interfering with thread discussions.
14 of the Best Slack Alternatives for 2022
Twist is the communication software ideal for asyncronous teams. Its model moves away from real-time conversations into "deeper, structured communication" via their "Threads" feature. Instead of a group chat, users must designate a specific "thread" for conversations related to that topic. One-on-one and small group chat is also available for conversations that don't require threads.
Twist vs Slack: The Calmer Way to Work
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