Classroom, school, and eLearning accounts can now access shared folders and collaborative editing on ThingLink. This means multiple users can simultaneously edit the same image or video using their own accounts. Here is how this feature works:
Watch this short video to acquaint yourself with how easy it is to create a ThingLink with out latest updates included. In this video you will learn the 3-step process of uploading content, using the five tag layouts available, and publishing your content. We are always looking to improve our product and would love to hear from you with feedback or feature requests, don't hesitate to get in touch!
360 cameras allow you to take high-quality images for your school, business or marketing project. However, if you do not have the funding for such equipment or just want to try out 360 images, you can use the free Google Street View app on your phone. Continue reading to learn how to actually take these photos on the app, exporting them to ThingLink, and some live examples!
Thousands of digital professionals use ThingLink for creating interactive virtual tours, experiences, lessons, and presentations that may include several types of media. This is why many have requested the option to create transitions from a regular 2D image (for example, a floor plan) to a 360 image (a 360 photo of a space) and back. We are excited to share that this is now possible!
Our new distributor program offers resellers an easy way to create ThingLink accounts to customers. In this blog post you will learn how to create activation codes and instructions for clients to redeem the codes. If you have questions, or you want to become a ThingLink Distributor, please email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you are approved, we will schedule a demo to go over best practices and project ideas for clients.
This new feature gives Premium business users the ability to invite colleagues to view and create ThingLink content for easy team collaboration. Each admin user will have the ability to invite and manage users through the new "My Users" tab appearing on the top bar navigation. Anyone who is invited and accepts the invite will be able to create and post to shared folders that can be viewed by the entire team. Continue reading and click the green icons in the interactive images to learn how to use this new feature. If you have any questions or feedback about this new feature, feel free to email email@example.com.
Animated GIFs provide an easy way to bring tags to life and add that extra "wow factor" to your interactive images and 360 images. GIFs are also an effective way to communicate information, or show a product or feature in action without relying on video content. Not sure how to make GIFs? You can easily create your own gifs with services like Quicktime Screen Recorder & Makeagif.com. Continue reading to see four use cases of GIFs being used in ThingLinks.
The most common interactive tags include text, images, web links, audio and video. However, ThingLink's unique functional tags truly set our interactive editors apart from the competition. These functional tags allow you to collect data and emails, administer quizzes, explore physical spaces, and present information all directly from your image, video and 360/VR content. Get more out of your visual content ROI by making it actionable with tags from popular platforms like Survey Monkey, Google Maps, MailChimp, Slideshare and more.
Did you know that there are over 6,500,000 images, videos, and 360s on ThingLink? Not only is ThingLink the place to create interactive masterpieces, it's also the place to find inspiration from others. Now, not only can you search our database of images, videos, and 360s, you can also filter your results to find exactly what you're looking for! Use this feature when searching for that perfect content to remix.
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After creating your interactive masterpiece you want to share it as many places as possible. One option for sharing your ThingLink is with email. Unfortunately, many major email clients including Gmail and Yahoo do not allow embedded media due to security and spam concerns. Though you cannot embed your live Thinglink image, you can still incorporate it into your email campaign to drive click throughs back to your site.
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