Hi! Here's a brief tutorial about how to start using.
Quotebacks are like quote-retweets for any piece of writing on the internet, using simple web-native technology. here's what one looks like:
The web is still a very young medium, and it has been influenced more than anything else by print media design. There is so much more that can be done with text on a screen than is being done today. Citations, drawing, chat, speech-to-text. There are opportunities everywhere, and the bar is low! If we are serious about unlocking the value of knowledge we should consider how to improve every part of the knowledge production stack, and that includes reading. As Laurel Schwulst says: “Imaginative functionality is important, even if it’s only a trace of what was, as it’s still a sketch for a more ideal world.”
Try creating one yourself. highlight the paragraph below, then press
Nice. You can change the title and author, if you want.
Now, click thebutton and you'll copy a nice block of HTML. Paste that into your blog post to get a quoteback like the one above.
Every quote you save is stored in your Quoteback Library, which lives in your Chrome local storage.
You can get to your Quoteback library by clicking the Quoteback icon in your Chrome toolbar:
Quotebacks can be used anywhere a normal block quote might go. They help give added context, structured metadata, and better linking back to the original author. we've found them to be really useful for:
So what next?
One thing to could try right now is generating a Quoteback for a block quote in one of your own blog posts!