Canvas is a container for widgets that is displayed in browser-ready – a canvas can have one, two, three or up to four widgets, each with its own settings for time window, brand/competition/all category and more. Once you design a canvas (decide which widgets to include, their layout and what settings to apply for each widget), it can be used with any active campaign -- "Design Once, Use Many Times".
A canvas can be viewed in browser and has a unique link. A canvas is also referred to as "MCC View."
What is a Widget?A widget is the most granular, independent unit of view which encapsulates real-time, auto-refreshed social feed, analytics and visualization. Some widgets have animation and interactive features. There are three types of widgets in MutualMind:
- Social Streams – mentions, images, video (with stats)
- Geo-Activity Map – maps displaying activity location with aggregate metrics and content
- Charts - to display metrics, e.g. volume over time
- OpenScreen – allow integration with third party data or apps
Viewing and Sharing
Once designed, a view can be deployed in a browser for any of the existing listening campaigns. Command center views can be shared with others using share-able links that encode all the settings/preferences of the canvas. A recipient of the link does not need any login -- just clicking on the link launches it.
Only administrators have access to MCC menu for editing and launching canvasses.
Also see Variations.