User Guides

Annoto Notifications

Follow the discussion

You can stay on top of things by following the discussion.
Following a discussion means you will receive a notification email whenever someone replies to your comments in a discussion or whenever a new comment is added to the conversation.
Following\ Unfollowing the discussion is done via the Annoto menu.

How to follow?

By default, you will not be notified on new comments.
Following a discussion is by either of the following:
  • Adding a comment in the Comments space (once you add a comment in the shared comments area in a specific video, you will be notified on replies and new comments created in this video).
  • Following a video via the Annoto menu
You can follow the video discussion without adding a new comment by clicking the Bell icon in the Annoto menu:
Illustration: Annoto menu, following options

What to follow?

Instructors can choose what they want to follow:
  • Follow this discussion - means receiving notifications for new comments & replies that are added in this specific video
  • Follow this group - means receiving notifications for new comments & replies that are added in any of the videos in the course\ channel.
In order to be a follower - the bell should be green. When the following-bells in the menu are clear - no notifications will be received, as can be seen here:

Notifications' preferences

You can enable/disable which notification you will get from Annoto by clicking on “Preferences” in the menu.
Illustration: Annoto menu, Preferences
Please note that if you disable notifications in the preferences, you will no longer receive any emails for any of the videos in the course.
Want to control which notification you receive? You can manage the Annoto discussions in all the videos from the Annoto menu. Click here to learn how.
You can also follow\unfollow the discussion from the Annoto Dashboard. Click here to learn how to do so.