Collections are a great way to share interesting Mentions or Search results with your colleagues or clients who may or may not have Veritone access. You can add generic Search results or Mentions generated by Watchlists in the Discovery App to a Collection and then curate and share this Collection through the Collections App. Within the Collections App, you can complete tasks such as:

  • Editing Collection details
  • Sharing Collections
  • Deleting Collections
  • Editing/Verifying Mentions
  • Removing Mentions


We will refer both to generic Search results and Mentions generated by Watchlists in the Discovery App as simply mentions through the rest of this article.


Accessing the Collections App

You can access the Collections App in the App Switcher:
 


 
 
Editing Collections
 
When edits are made to Collections in the Collections App, they are reflected in the Discovery App and vice versa. For example, if you create a Collection in the Discovery App, it will instantaneously appear in the Collections App:
 


 
The new collection appears in the Collection listing of the Collections App as well:
 


 
The new collection also appears in the Discovery App:
 

Adding Mentions to Collections

You can add mentions, that is both generic Search results and Watchlist Mentions, to your Collections. Note that you can only add mentions to your Collection from the Discovery App. You cannot curate mentions within the Collections App.
 
To add a mention to an existing Collection from the Discovery App, click “Add to Collection” from the Vertical Ellipses Action Menu:
 


 
Next, select the Collection you are adding your mention to and click “Save”:
 


 
 
Editing Collections in the Collections App
 
To edit Collections, select a Collection within the Collections App. In the Collection, select the Vertical Ellipses button next to the Collection title. Select “Edit” from the Action Menu:
 


 
You can edit Collection name, description, and image from this window:
 

Editing and Deleting Mentions in the Collections App

To edit a mention in a Collection, select the Vertical Ellipses button to the right of the mention you’d like to edit and click “Edit”:
 


 
 
This will open the Edit Mention window where you can edit the mention:
 


 
If you don't like the changes you made, you can revert the mention back to its original state:
 


 
Reverting to the original state will wipe out any edits made to the mention and revert it to its original state.
 
NOTE: Note that this allows you to trim and edit Mentions generated from Watchlists as well as search results generated by generic Search.
 
To remove a mention from a Collection, click on the Vertical Ellipses button next to the mention you’d like to delete and select “Delete”:
 

Sharing From the Collections App

You can share both Collections and individual mentions within the Collections App. To share a Collection, select the Vertical Ellipses button to the right of the Collection you want to share and click share:
 


 
 You can share via email, link or social media.
 
 To share a Collection via email, select "Email" in the dialog box:
 


 
 To share a Collection via hyperlink, select "Link":
 


 
 To share a Collection via Facebook or Twitter, select "Social Media":
 


 
You can also share individual mentions from your Collection via the same channels as the Collection itself by selecting “Share” from the Vertical Ellipses Action Menu to the right of the mention:
 


 
 If you have any questions or comments, please email [email protected].

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