How to Send Push Notifications

Overview ProUsers have the option to send on-demand push notifications via the 'Announcements' feature within Raftr. Accounts are limited to two notifications per day, but announcements can also be scheduled in advance. Notifications can be sent from content that already exists, or can be sent with brand new content that's published at the time of the notification. Video Walkthrough Step-by-Step Directions: New Content From the 'Create New' menu, select "Announcement" Note: If you do not see this option, you do not have Pro access level on your account. If you believe this is an error, please contact your Account Manager…
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How to Create a Raft

Creating Rafts It is easy to create a raft, but the real fun comes from building a community. Rafts can be created by anybody on Raftr. We provide tools to customize, build, and manage your community; this is a big responsibility, but it is very rewarding. It is important to keep your raft vibrant and attract broad membership; we delete rafts that do not achieve this to free up their names for others that wish to take on this responsibility. Video Walkthrough How to Create a Raft To create a raft, use the + button on the bottom of the screen…
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Channels

Overview Under each raft there's at least one chat channel for group messaging. Raft leaders can create These channels on public rafts and private rafts with open content can be seen by non-members, though only raft members can interact. Chat messages on private rafts with closed content can only be seen by members. Chatting live with other members of your raft by selecting the raft’s messages page, or finding its channel on the Messages screen (via the button in the tab bar that’s always at the bottom of the screen). Chat messages can include emoticons, pictures, videos and GIFs, too.…
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Group Messaging

Overview In addition to direct messaging between users one on one, there's also the ability to message several users in a group. Create a New Group Message Under create new, select message. Within the new message there's recent, raft channels, private groups, and people. To start a new group select 'People.' Search the names of the users you'd like to reach. Once you've located all the people you want to message select 'Create.' From there in your group message you can: Send group messages Invite people to the group message Bookmark messages Mute conversation Edit group Edit icon Delete group…
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Direct Messaging

Overview Raftr offers both direct messaging (private chat between you and one other person) and group messaging. To message someone in the app you have a few options, with any of these options if you choose to send a message to someone who is not yet following you, it will be sent with a “request” for you to message them, which they will need to first approve before your messages show up on their Messages screen. If someone has sent you a request, you will find it to the right of the word “Direct” on your Messages screen, below the…
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