2024

January

Submit videos to your educator only (similar to groups that are moderated)

  • In one click, students can post videos for their educators only.

2023

November

Topic analytics

  • Educators can use time stamps in the topic response view.

October

Increased character count on comments and topic titles 

Flip is now available in Spanish, German, Italian, and Dutch

  • If your browser or phone is set to any of these languages, Flip will automatically switch to that language after you log in. Make sure to update to Flip's latest app version.

Download multiple videos at once

Get more alerts for activity on comments

August

Turn off autoplay

July

Schoology integration

  • Flip is now compatible with Schoology. In addition to the Canvas and Google Classroom integration, district IT leaders now have the ability to add Flip into Schoology. 

Join Flip as a co-lead

  • Educators can easily invite co-leads to their groups through an email invitation, even if a user is still not a part of their group or Flip. 

Students can post topics

  • Students can post topics when their educator turns on "Students can post topics."
  • When educators create a group for "University" and "Adult" groups, "Students can post topics" is turned on by default. Educators can set up topic permissions at the group level at any time.

June

Topic actions on web

  • Educators asked and Flip listened! On web, educators can now activate, hide, or delete multiple video responses from their topics with one click. 

Search and sort across groups, topics, and videos

  • Quickly search for groups, topics, and videos on mobile. You can also sort your topics and videos within groups and topics on web.

Topic copilot

  • With this feature, Flip helps you generate topic ideas. Through your keywords, language selection, and student age range, you will get five suggestions which you can easily modify.

May

Comment replies

  • In addition to leaving a comment on a video response, educators and students can leave a reply (text or video) to a specific comment.

April

Add image results from Bing

  • When you search within the stickers effect drawer, you'll now see image results from Bing

You asked, we listened! These enhancements were made based on community feedback:

  • Table view for topic responses (educators only) 
    • View responses in a table
    • A new indicator that denotes videos you haven't watched yet
    • Sort response data by date, views, first or last name, and more
  • Topic Pinning (educators only)
    • Educators can now pin topics to the top of their groups
  • Comments drawer is open by default
  • Videos in topics and MixTapes automatically play from one after another (rather than looping the same video)

March

Create a topic using 'Topic Copilot'

  • Save time using our AI powered Topic Copilot to generate new topic ideas.

February

Add effects before, during, and after recording

  • When you record your video, you’re able to add most effects at any time - before, during or after recording. Express yourself and make your videos more unique and fun with effects!

Flip now available in Spanish

  • If your browser or phone is set to Spanish (ES-ES or ES-MX), then you'll automatically find Flip in Spanish.

2022

December

Make a video with create mode

  • Create mode automatically turns off your device's camera and microphone so you can create effects focused video clips.

A simplified web experience 

  • Access the camera, your videos, and groups from one view – the “Home” screen.
  • Educators and students now have the same general experience with some varied functions based on their roles.

November

Add a lens in the camera for Flip on Web

  • You can now add lenses to the videos you create on Flip on web.
  • The frame camera effect was removed for both Flip on web and the Flip app.

October

Search your groups, topics, and videos

  • Search is currently only available for the Flip app on your mobile device.
  • Educators and students can use the new Flip search to find any content they're connected to.

Flip on mobile for iOS and Android now available in Spanish

  • This will be a gradual rollout soon to become available to all users.
  • If your phone is set to Spanish (ES-ES or ES-MX), then you'll automatically find Flip in Spanish when you update to the latest version of the Flip app.

September

Sign up or sign in to Flip with your Apple email

  • Educators and students can now sign up or sign in to Flip with an Apple email.
  • This option is available on web and mobile for Android and iOS, simply follow the sign up steps on-screen.

Experience the new group feed

  • The group feed is an optional view you can choose when you open a group. The feed automatically plays videos most recently posted to a group. As you swipe, you can watch videos in order of newest to oldest.

Quickly edit, review, and post your videos

  • After you record or import any clips, you’re able to make basic edits to individual clips before you post them as a multiple-clip video.
  • Go back to record more clips without losing any of your existing clips and their edits.

Turn on badges or notification dots on mobile

  • If you turn on push notifications, you can turn on sounds and icon badges for iOS or notification dots for Android.

August

Customize your group's join link

  • After you create a new group or for any of your existing groups, you can edit the join code in the link to characters of your choice. There are some guidelines to keep in mind, like character limit.

Experience the new "Record button," landscape mode, and other camera updates

  • Access buttons a lot quicker, like the "Record button" and "Audio only."
  • On your mobile device, create a video in either portrait or landscape mode.

Set your group type

  • When you create a group, you can select from different group types like Classroom and Education, Clubs and Organizations, Friends and Family, and more.

Get messaging for hidden and active content

  • When you record and post a video to a group, you get a message letting you know if your video will be hidden or active in a topic right away.

June

Flipgrid is now Flip

  • We've changed our name to Flip. We have a new name and a new look, but we’re still the same product you know and love.

May

Become an educator, if you're a student

  • Some students might be able to update their current student account or create a new educator account that gives them educator capabilities, like group and topic creation.

February

Get notifications on your activity feed & activate push notifications

  • All Flip users have an activity feed that shows notifications when there's activity in any of your groups or topics.
  • If you use the Flip app on your mobile device, you can get push notifications for activity in your groups and topics.

2021

December

Create groups with "Anyone with the link can join"

  • Educators can create groups with the link set up as "Anyone with the link can join." That means the group link can be shared so that anyone who clicks it can join. Educators can change this group link setting at any time. 

Sign up for students: Use a school email address

  • Students on Flip should use their school email address. If they'd like to become an educator, they might be eligible to use a personal email address. To check their eligibility, they must use their school email address and follow these instructions.

Find your videos in your profile

  • Educators and students are both now able to find the videos they create, either in response to topics or created independently, in their profiles. 

Explore new camera backdrops

  • We're constantly improving our Flip camera. Educators and students can explore new camera backdrops. 

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