How are Surveys different from Polls?
|Fully native in Slack. No need for any participant to leave Slack||Fully native in Slack. No need for any participant to leave Slack|
|Polls are posted in Slack channels where they are visible to all channel members. Anyone can participate||Surveys are delivered privately via direct message to each respondent. The survey creator decides who should receive the survey|
|A poll has 1 question that everybody votes on||A single survey can have up to 45 questions|
|Results are immediately shown to everyone in the channel||Responses are only shown to the survey creator, who can then decide to distribute the results|
|Polls can be anonymous or not anonymous||Surveys can be anonymous or not anonymous|
|Users can vote for one or more of the previously set up poll options||The survey creator decides the “response type” for each question, which can be:
|Great for quickly and collaboratively making decisions and for social use cases that bring teams together||Great for pulse surveys, for soliciting feedback and for other use cases that benefit from multiple questions and from respondents not being able to see the results|