How it works

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


emma 9:31 AM
Thanks @colin for having close attention to detail and going the extra mile! taco emoji
von 9:32 AM
@emma taco emojitaco emoji for making the awesomest mission design view ever!
colin 9:34 AM
@von taco emoji for taking this project and running with it, even if it feels like you’re running in place.

Multi-person examples:

charlie 9:45 AM
@emma and @colin I really appreciate your positivity, it's spreading! taco emoji
emma 9:49 AM
taco emojitaco emoji for @von and @charlie for helping make the office a better place.
von 9:56 AM
@colin, @lucy, @emma, @suzy, and @lucas thank you all for your outstanding work on the project! taco emoji.

Getting started

  • Everyone has 5 tacos to give out per day.
  • Tacos can only be given in channels HeyTaco is in. To invite HeyTaco to more channels, see Adding HeyTaco to other channels.
  • There are a bunch of commands HeyTaco understands.

Adding HeyTaco to your Slack team

To use HeyTaco your team needs to use Slack. Once you have a Slack team you can add HeyTaco to your team. After you've added HeyTaco you'll enter our easy 5-step setup where you can choose how to introduce HeyTaco to your team.

No need to create accounts, passwords, teach people how to use it, or add people to HeyTaco to get started. Simply start giving tacos, and we'll do the rest for you.

Adding HeyTaco to other 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


View your team's leaderboard:

@heytaco leaderboard Shows top 10 with a link to see all.

Turn Off Direct Messages

These commands work by direct messaging HeyTaco:

  • settings: dm off Turns direct messages off for yourself.
  • settings: dm on Turns direct messages on for yourself.

Utility Commands

These commands work by direct messaging HeyTaco:

  • tacos Shows how many tacos you have left to give.
  • help Explains how to give tacos and more.
  • leaderboard Shows top 10 with a link to see all.

Magic Commands

These are some fun commands to try:

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

Get More Commands!

Follow HeyTaco on Twitter @heytaco to get more commands and other tips & tricks.