Commenting on media

Modified on Thu, 03 Feb 2022 at 04:01 PM

Users can comment on audio, video, and pictures on the Player page depending on the Room privacy setting. Guest can always add comments to a Room, Team Members can only post comments to a Room with comments privacy set to public.

Learn here how to export the comments feed.

Threads and replies

Comments are divided into threads and replies. A thread is the main comment and can be posted on a specific timecode or not (see next). Users can post as many threads as they need.

A thread is represented with a light gray dot below the player's timeline. By clicking on the dot, a thread preview pops up. In the case of overlapping threads, the pop-up shows a list of the overlapping threads.

NOTE: depending on media length, one single dot can represent more than one comment.

Replies are submitted to a thread. If a thread is posted on a specific timecode, all the replies will refer to that timecode (see next). 

Once a comment is posted, it can be edited or deleted on the comments feed tab by clicking on the options menu on each comment.

Comments on specific timecodes

To post a comment on a specific timecode of a video clip, browse your video to the desired frame, type a message in the input widget on the bottom of the page, likely add graphics, and post the comment.

If you need to post generic comments to a video clip before posting, deactivate the clock icon next to the input field.

Drawing on frames and pictures

Users can add graphics to highlight portions of a frame on each thread and reply. To the left of the input widget, find a brush icon to expand or collapse the drawing tools.

Drawing tools include basic geometric figures, colors, and thickness control. Once a figure has been drawn, fine-tuning is allowed by selecting the pointer tool.

Once posted, to delete a drawing, delete the relative comment.

Navigation between comments on specific timecode

Users can navigate the comments over a video clip in three ways:

  • by clicking on a comment in the comments feed tab, the player follows
  • by clicking on the grey dots on the timeline, the comments feed follows
  • by using the keyboard shortcuts G and H


The entire room's audience is notified when a new thread is posted. When a reply to a thread is posted, the original commenter and the other repliers only are notified.

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