Timestamps: Add a Timestamp in a Text comment or Topic Description

Add a timestamp in a text comment to a response video or for a Flipgrid topic focus video in the topic description. This is a great way for calling out key points in your video for instructions to jump right into!

Timestamps for Text Comments 

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1. Select the response video that you would like to leave a reply to

2. Scroll to the comment section of the response video

3. Type the timestamp that you would like to call out a key point ex) 0:11

4. Select the Send to submit

5. Your comment and timestamp will appear in the comment section

When a viewer selects the timestamp, they will automatically be taken to that time in the video.

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Timestamps for Topic Descriptions

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1. Go to the Topics tab.

2. Select +Topic or go to an existing Topic.

3. Add a Title.

4. In your topic description (Prompt), write the time you would like to mention your key points ex) 0:03

5. Optional Settings: Topic Status, Scheduled Status, Recording Time, Comments, Closed Captions, Camera options, Response Options, Guest Password. 

7) Select Post or Update Topic.

When a viewer selects the timestamp in your topic description, they will automatically be taken to that time in the video.

Note:

  • Timestamps is currently only available on desktop but if you decide to leave a timestamp via mobile or iPad you will still be able to view the timestamp via desktop.
  • Duplicated Topics from the Discovery Library currently do not support timestamps. 

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