Social features that update in realtime can be complicated to build—especially at scale. Channels makes it easy to create activity feeds that update in realtime for your new social network, enable live comments and interactions for a sports event, or launch a poll that updates in realtime. We host and scale realtime connections so you can focus on building great apps.
Create a comment feed for a document, a social post, or a media piece so that users can collaborate in realtime through persistent comments.
Build personalized activity feeds of interactions that update in realtime.
Create engaging social polls that display realtime results.
Deliver realtime notifications to your users to keep them engaged with your product.
Build social interactions like status reactions, live comments, and realtime polls.
Enable realtime text synchronization in your product to allow multiple users to work together on the same documents concurrently.
Display the number of users interacting with a specific content piece in your product.
Create amazing features that update your app’s UI in realtime while keeping users more engaged with relevant and contextual information.
Over 30 client and server APIs support collaboration from any device and on any operating system.
Restrict access and ensure only authorized users can join and collaborate.
Oversee and analyze your service with complex realtime dashboard metrics available through a robust Datadog integration.
Today, the internet delivers a dynamic experience where information flows seamlessly without users needing to click a refresh button. This evolution creates a tremendous opportunity for companies to provide a sense of connection between users by enabling them to view, share, and collaborate in real time.
Whether you’re building a data dashboard app or a collaborate document editing service, Channels makes it easy to bring realtime features that scale to your app. Use your favorite language or framework to get started quickly and let us worry about managing the underlying infrastructure.
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