Thinglink is an online tool that lets you annotate images with text and media. It’s a simple, easy to use tool that can help you transform a single still image into a rich source of information.

There’s a million different ways you could use this, but this video will overview the basic authoring techniques and then leave it up to you to find great ways of putting it to use for your own needs and goals!

Below is a short video that overviews how to create annotated images with Thinglink.

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    You can also make image interactive on Classmint is a website where you could put different content on one page through the form of url links. Classmint has image annotation. By using this tool you can make your image more informative and interactive. feel free to visit


Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

Gabriel Peters-Lazaro researches, designs and produces digital media for innovative learning. He is the media design lead and an instructor in the Media Arts + Practice Division of the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. He is a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Media Activism and Participatory Politics (MAPP) project and is currently working to develop participatory media resources and curricula to support new forms of civic education and engagement for young people. In 2009, he helped create The Junior AV Club, an ongoing project that explores mindful media making and sharing as powerful practices of early childhood learning. As instructor of IML 500 – Digital Media Tools and Tactics, he helps graduate students from across the University harness the powers of video and new media as research tools to support their scholarly pursuits. He received his B.A. in Film Studies from UC Berkeley, completed his M.F.A in Film Directing and Production at UCLA and is a Ph.D. candidate in Media Arts + Practice. He is also an avid surfer.

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