Online Tools for Communicating with Other Rebels

This book describes the tools you can use to communicate and collaborate with other rebels. In particular it focuses on Mattermost, UK Forums and UK Cloud, as well as the Hub that links them all together.

If there is any information missing from these pages please either contact the Digital Discussions Application Team on Mattermost or email tech@rebellion.earth.

For support on the Hub, Mattermost, Forums or Cloud, ask in Hub Help Desk channel on Mattermost.

READ THIS FIRST

This document is a quick guide to get you started with using XR's online communication tools for ...

User Guides

Mattermost

Read this document to get familiar with Mattermost. It is used to communicate with XR groups as w...

UK Forums

What are UK Forums? UK Forums do slightly different things than MatterMost - here's a summary: ...

UK Cloud

What is UK Cloud? UK Cloud is a place for rebels to create, store, and share documents securely ...

The Hub

What is the Hub? The Hub is the tool XR UK uses to connect lots of the programs (e.g. Mattermost...

The Vault

The Vault is a password manager hosted by XR. It is a place for rebels to securely store the pas...

Making Forms with Cryptpad

This page shows you how to make a customised form to collect data, using our secure, hosted versi...

Accessing the Tools Using a Smartphone or Tablet

Lots of rebels do not have access to a computer and instead rely on a smartphone or tablet to do ...

Compromised Account Procedure

All rebels with an account on the UK Hub, UK Forum, Global Mattermost and UK Cloud – which gives ...

Online Behaviour Guide

XR's Regenerative Culture We owe each other a duty of care to make our presence on our communica...

Problems Getting on the Hub

Listed below are several of the most common problems people have when they sign up to the Hub. If...

Videos to help with getting your local group onto the Comms Hub

This page contains links to video content that can be shared with your local groups to help get t...

How to use the Big Blue Button (video conferencing)

HOW TO USE THE BIG BLUE BUTTON Big Blue Button, or BBB, is an alternative to Zoom. It is free to...

How to get Tech Help!

This document is a quick guide to finding Tech Help. All of us find difficulties in remembering e...

Group Admin Guides

All the information to manage your Group should be here but if you can't work out how to do somet...

Hub Admin Guides

Extra Information

Choosing a messaging app for your XR group

If you want to create a group chat for your XR group, there are loads of different options and m...

Why we have the Hub

How are you communicating with people in your working group? Are you using WhatsApp? Or Telegr...

What do DDAT do?

Digital Discussions Applications Team Click on any images to access the service, mouseover to se...

Intro to FreshDesk instance for tech@rebellion.earth

Introduction: When a rebel emails tech@rebellion.earth, the message appears on the FreshDesk ins...

Privacy and Security

How private is your data on the XR communication services? Data on our new services is held in a...

When to use the Forums instead of Mattermost

What is the difference between chat and discussion? Chat (Mattermost) and discussion (Forums) ar...

Mattermost Moderation

What is Moderation, why do we need it and who does it? These questions arise with any open chat s...

Meeting Links - back up advice ...

Find Meeting Links when Mattermost is down Usually, you will find useful information, like zoom ...

Library (UK Cloud)

What is it? The Library is a shared read-only area for all Rebels on UK Cloud. You can view and ...

Data Planning Impact Assessments

Data planning for Personal Data in XRUK What is this document for? For training and awareness...

GDPR and Personal Data

What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It’s the UK version of EU dat...

Security Risks of Burnout [Draft]

Is Your Communications Workload Adding to Your Burnout? Is that affecting how powerful we are? ...

Telegram: How to remove spammers

Spamming can be an issue with Telegram chats. If you receive direct messages [DM] from random pe...

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