How to Create a Private Group

How to Create a Private Group2019-11-13T10:54:38-08:00
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Private Groups allow you to annotate privately with a group of Hypothesis users. Only group members can see annotations created within the group, and users must be invited to join a Private Group.

To create a private group, follow the steps below:

1. Go to hypothes.is/groups/new, or select New Private Group from the scope selector in the Hypothesis sidebar.

 

2. On the “Create a new group” page, add a name for your group and an optional description. Click the Create a new group button.

Once the group is created, you will be redirected to the group’s activity page, which will collect a list of texts annotated within the group. You will also be able to copy a link to invite people to join.

Now, you will be able to annotate within your group on any document or web page.

Note: In order to avoid making your group viewable to the public, do not annotate your group activity page in the Public channel.

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