What are collections and how can I use them?
Ever come across a question you want to answer or edit later? Or ever find a great answer you want to save for your Biology study guide?
Collections are a way to do this, by tracking questions and answers you want to save for later.
If you've contributed to Socratic, you'll see a star under the question on a question page, like this:
Clicking on the star will let you add the question to one of the three default collections: "Answer Later", "Edit Later", or "Favorites", or to a custom collection that you can create from the same menu:
You can see all your collections by visiting https://socratic.org/collections, and can explore each collection from there.
As with most things we do, we're starting simple. Today you can:
- create unlimited new collections, and can add and remove questions to them
- browse your collections on the phone, but can't add/remove on the phone yet
- share a collection by sharing the link with a friend or class, but your list of collections is always private.
As we see how the community uses collections, we can add new features and content types to collections: users, topics, specific answers, etc.
Excited to see how you use them!