Slack is yet to officially endorse the strange integration with Feeld or offer any comment on it.
Slack is explicitly a workplace app, with the tagline on its website reading 'Where work* happens.'The asterisk adds: *'Whatever work means for you, Slack brings all the pieces and people you need together so you can actually get things done.'Experts suggest that Feeld's dating service is simply piggybacking on the chatroom app. Originally marketed as '3nder', the app was touted as the 'Tinder for threesomes' when it was first released in 2014.
Using a Slack bot created by Feeld, you can now type in your office crush's name, and if your lover-to-be types your name back, it will tell you there's a match.
Scroll down for video Washington Post journalist Mike Madden was left surprised when his team were sent Slack messages via the Feeld bot.
Slack is a chatroom app used by many tech and media companies, and Feeld is piggybacking on the service to help office crushes connect.
Feeld advises users of the bizarre bot to 'be nice/don't be a D' and all will be fine (stock image)According to its website at the time, 3nder, pronounced 'threen-der', was geared towards 'all swingers, newbies, curious and experienced' who are 'discriminated by society the same way gay people were 15 years ago'.
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Users could select a setting to keep their identity hidden from friends and family so they could 'browse freely' on the app's database of potential partners.
The goal, the company said, was to expand people's views on sexuality and relationships.