How it works

Whenever you'd like to add happiness to someone's day, give them a taco and include a glowing message. Just mention their username, write your message, and add a taco emoji. It's fun and easy!


Fitz 9:31 AM
Thanks @tilly for having close attention to detail and going the extra mile! taco emoji
Koko 9:32 AM
@angus taco emojitaco emoji for making the awesomest mission design view ever!
Ned 9:34 AM
@zane taco emoji for taking this project and running with it, even if it feels like youโ€™re running in place.

Multi-person examples:

Tilly 9:45 AM
@fitz and @ned I really appreciate your positivity, it's spreading! taco emoji
Lars 9:49 AM
taco emojitaco emoji for @koko and @fitz for helping make the office a better place.
Zane 9:56 AM
@ned, @koko, @tilly, @fitz, and @lars thank you all for your outstanding work on the project! taco emoji

The gist

Everyone has 5 virtual tacos to give out each day. Give people tacos to show gratitude and recognize everything from small wins to huge accomplishments.

Steps to taco success

Step 1. Add HeyTaco to either Slack or Microsoft Teams.

Step 2. Write glowing messages and include taco emoji example in your messages to show praise, appreciation, or to just simply put a smile on someone's face.

Step 3. Watch your team thrive.

Key Benefits

  • Promotes positive communication
  • Builds camaraderie
  • Encourages gratitude
  • Cultivates a culture of appreciation
  • Brings company values to life
  • Increases employee morale
  • Drives higher engagement
  • Helps remote teams connect

Magic Commands

These are some fun commands to try:

  • @heytaco favorite song
  • @heytaco what time is it?
  • @heytaco dance
  • @heytaco tell a joke

Adding HeyTaco to other Slack channels

HeyTaco only works in channels he's been invited to. Go to the channel you'd like to add him to and type:

/invite @heytaco