Social & Collaboration

Social features that update in realtime can be complicated to build and especially to scale. With Channels, it’s easy to create activity feeds that update in realtime for your new social network, live comments and interactions for a sports event or a poll that updates the results in realtime. We host and scale realtime connections while you focus on building your product.

Collaborative text editor
Live commentary and activity feeds

What can you build with Channels

Live Comments

Create a comment feed for a document, a social post, or a media piece so that users can leave persistent comments in realtime.

Realtime Feeds

Build personalised activity feeds of interactions that update in realtime.

Realtime Polls

Create engaging social polls that update the results in realtime.


Notify your users in real time and keep them engaged with your product.

Realtime Interactions

Build social interactions like status reactions, live comments and realtime pools that update in realtime

Live Text Collaboration

Enable realtime text syncronisation in product that allows multiple users to work together on the same document.

Realtime Presence Counter

Display the number of users interacting with a specific content piece in your product.

Providing you with the tools that best fit your project

Create amazing features that update the product UI in realtime, while keeping users more engaged by providing relevant information.

Cross platform messaging

Cross-Platform Messaging

Over 30 client and server API’s allow collaboration from any device or operating system.

Presence channels

Presence Channels

Restrict access and provide validation on who can join and collaborate.

Realtime analytics

Datadog Analytics

Datadog integrations provides complex dashboards metrics to oversee and analyse your service.

We speak your language

The internet became a dynamic experience where information flows without the user clicking on the refresh button, making a tremendous opportunity for companies to provide a sense of connection between users, making them view, share and collaborate in realtime.

Whether you’re building a data dashboard app or a collaborative document editing service, Channels brings realtime features to your app. You can use your favourite language or framework without the need of managing the infrastructure.