The Packback team released a new feature on the Packback Questions platform called Sparks. Sparks work a bit like upvotes or likes on other social platforms but with a much more specific purpose. Sparks are given to posts that “sparked your curiosity” to show appreciation to the original writer and help the community recognize the […]
The Packback Blog
Some of you may be wondering what Packback has been up to lately. About a year ago, we claimed space in our own office in Chicago’s South Loop and introduced our 1.0 platform, Packback Answers. Shortly after, in the Summer of 2016, we launched our 2.0 platform, Packback Questions. We shared about this update back […]
The Packback team loves our feature, Real-Time Coaching, to shorten the feedback loop and deliver coaching when it matters most; while a student is still writing their post.
The Packback Product Team has integrated Rich Text Editing into the Packback Questions platform to allow every student to fully express their ideas through videos, images, formatted text, formulas and more. Communities on Packback span a huge range of majors, and the introduction of Rich Text Editing provides all of our communities with the tools to fully and clearly explore any subject matter.
The start of 2016 has been an exciting time at the Packback office! Not only did we move into our own space and bring on several amazing new team members, but we also launched a brand new platform for our Curiosity Communities, Packback Questions!
The first few weeks in a Packback Questions community set the tone of the rest of the semester. In those first few weeks, the goal is to get everyone on Packback to understand the importance of asking great questions, learn the community guidelines and start posting. The Packback Questions tutorial ensures that every community will […]
In Packback Questions communities across the nation, thousands of questions are posted per week. That is a lot of questions flowing through the platform, which could make it easy to miss some of the best posts. The Featured Tab places the best discussions from every community in their own easy-to-navigate tab.
The story of how Packback — and our equally scrappy, entrepreneurial landlord — turned a vacant space in Chicago’s South Loop into a true home for our team on the tightest budget you can imagine.