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Groups

Working with collaborators in groups
A group on Are.na is a kind of shared collaborative identity. If you find yourself working collaborating with the same people on more than one channel, chances are it's time to make a group.

Group visibility

A group's visibility is determined by the channels it owns. If all the channels owned by a group are private, the group will remain private. Once the group has a public channel, its profile is visible by anyone outside the group.

Creating a group

To create a group, open the main dropdown in the top right of the screen, scroll down to "Your Groups" and click "Create a Group". From here you can set the name and description of a group, and add members
Creating a group through the dropdown

Adding members

You can add contacts to the group under the members section of the group header by pressing the "Add Member" button.
Adding members to a group

Creating channels in your group

To create a new channel with your group as the author, click the "+ New Channel" button and use the author dropdown to select your group.

Re-assigning a channel author to a group

You can also reassign existing channels to your group by opening channel settings and using the "Author" dropdown to assign the channel to your group.