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There are many ways to communicate. So far we've studied Conversations and Bubbles. But Rainbow has another trick! Channels! This feature allows you to share information with Rainbow users whether they are in your Company or not. Let's look at this feature in more detail...
The above plan will help you track your progress.
How to Browse Channels ?
Discover news feeds from the Channels tab.
Discover new Channels :
If you are not looking for anything in specific, you can use the Channels library to get suggestions...
- Go to the "Channel" tab which allows you to consult all the information shared on the Channels you are following.
- To discover new Channels follow the steps below:
By clicking on this button, Emily will have access to the Rainbow Channels library.
Click on the "Discover new Channel" button to open the library.
The Channel she's looking for is about her Company "Claystore". So she's going to navigate to the Business category.
Channels are classified by categories. You can also view the most popular or recent Channels.
Perfect! She was right. There is a channel called "Claystore Enterprise News."
Opening a category allows you to filter the results by area of interest! Click on a Channel to display its content.
She sees that several posts have been published by Christian MILLER.
A Channel contains posts that can integrate text, images, files, videos etc.
Now that Emily has subscribed to this Channel, she can see the images shared by Christian MILLER in his Posts.Emily finds the content of this channel interesting and decides to subscribe to it.
Click on the "Follow" button to Subscribe to the Channel to view images and be notified of new posts.
When creating a Channel, the Owner can choose to restrict access to certain people. The Channel library or search bar allows you to access public channels or private channels to which you have been invited. If you are invited, you will also receive the information in your Rainbow Notification Center.
Search for a specific Channel :
If you know the name of a Channel you can also access it directly from the search bar.
- Indicate the title of a Channel and choose the appropriate filter.
- In the results, click on a Channel to open it and display the associated news feed.
Select the "Channels" filter to find a public news feed in Rainbow.
How to Stay Tuned to New Publications ?
In addition to displaying images, subscribing to a channel allows you to display its content directly on your home page. Posts from all the Channels you folow are displayed chronologically.
You can also enter a particular Channel by clicking on the available shortcuts in the right tab of your screen.
Your homepage now contains the content of all the Channels you follow.
Key Takeaways :
- Channels allow massive sharing of information to Rainbow users.
- You can subscribe to the Channels to follow the content.
- The audience of a Channel can be defined by the Owner. This allows to precisely target the recipients of the information.