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Here are tips, tricks and how tos on everything from setting GPS unlocks to building Stickers for your games.

A Quick Way to Offer Great Team Building Games at your Destination

Many destinations offer a myriad of team building activities and are often looking for new innovative ideas. Here is a 5 minute walk through of how to easily run Scavenger Hunts, Amazing Races or any type of mobile adventure game at your destination. Perfect add on for teams visiting and easily customized by you.

How Beacons work in a Scavenger Hunt or Amazing Race

Want to add the next layer of tech to your Scavenger Hunts, Amazing Races or any indoor game - let’s add some beacons. Social Scavenger platform now supports beacons out of the box and this quick video shows you an overview of how that works.

How you can use Stickers in your next Scavenger Hunt

Letting friends and co-workers grow afros, get eaten by dinosaurs or even punched in the face used to just be a dream. With Social Scavenger you can build that reality into your Scavenger Hunt - no problem. Stickers are supported out of the box. You can even ‘lock’ stickers to other challenges forcing players to earn the right to get punched in the face by tracking down a QR code, answering a trivia question or anything you want. Take a quick look at how that works.

Advanced Settings in Social Scavenger

The settings page has a lot of options - and 95% of people only need the first 4. If you are part of the 5% or want to undersand how the rest work, this 10 minute video will give you a more in depth spin through the settings section en route to more advanced games. Sometimes keeping it simple is the best way, but sometimes, you need to make your own rules. Have fun on your Scavenger Hunt - that’s the main goal.

How to Moderate Content in your Scavenger Hunt

Originally built for brands and agencies the pro moderation tools of Social Scavenger are available for anyone building and running a Scavenger Hunt, Amazing Race or other type of game. Games are often private so don’t need much moderation but the tools are always here at your disposal so here’s a 5 minute overview on the different ways you can set them up and use them.

How to quickly clone a Scavenger Hunt

Want a quick way to rebuild your Amazing Race or Genius Scavenger Hunt? So does most everybody. Team Builders, Destinations, Orientiation around Campus, City Games etc. Nobody wants to recreate the wheel which is why we have a little button called ‘clone’. This video shows you how to set up your template and then easily clone it going forward to save you loads of time on admin, and get down to focussing on the Best Darn Scavenger Hunt you can dream up.

Mobile Web Based Scavenger Hunt

Tired of only being able to play Scavenger Hunts on fancy iPhones and Android devices!? Well good news - Social Scavenger is now available for mobile and web. Festivals, Events, Global Contests...the world is really your oyster now. Go ahead and check it out - this video just shows you a few of the tiny differences between the native and mobile version. There are a few limitations with Beacons, QR Codes - and of course you have to be online - but you can still rock an amazing game. Keep fit and have fun.

Social Scavenger in 2.5 Minutes

An amazing mobile engagement platform, Social Scavenger. Challenge your fans, family, and friends in a fully branded mobile adventure. With 6 activating challenges to choose from, an array of customization tools, and available to play on any mobile or web platform, you are in control of your own mobile scavenger hunt.

Location-Based Challenges on Social Scavenger

Planning on having your scavenger hunt in one area? We have features for that. In this video, we go over the challenges and options you have when it comes to location-intensive games.

How to: Add Reviewers to the Settings Page

Adding Reviewers to your scavenger hunt is as easy as can be. Just don't forget to leave out the spaces in between emails.

How to: Lock Challenges on Social Scavenger

Were you aware that you can lock challenges? You have 3 different ways to lock your challenges: other challenges, location and beacons. Get familiar through this video.

The Live Stream on Social Scavenger

The Live Stream is the central newsfeed of all the submitted photos, videos, and answers from your scavenger hunt. The Live Stream can be accessed not only just on the app, but through the microsite and now on any device through the mobile/web version (socialscavenger.app) Get out there and have fun.

How to: Hide Player Location Under the Settings Page

Typically the app will track the whereabouts of your players using GPS, but let's say you wanted to keep the location of your players private. We show you in this brief video how you can turn this setting of.

How to: Upload a Game Image on Social Scavenger

Uploading game images have just a few specifications. But don't worry, we'll go through all that in this video. This is the image your players will see when they open up your scavenger hunt in the app- so better make it a good one.

How to: Lock Challenges to other Challenges

Did you know you can set a Challenge so that it's available to play, once you complete a prerequisite Challenge? One of the perks of Social Scavenger. Here we show you how you can set challenges, and how to unlock Challenges.

The Point System on Social Scavenger

A video on the Point System on Social Scavenger, and a quick breakdown of how scoring and awarding points works.

How-to: Change The Order of Challenges and Delete Challenges

Description:As moderator, you have the power to switch up the order of Challenges played in your scavenger hunt app. Not pleased with a particular Challenge, in this video we show you how you can delete Challenges as well.

How to: Use Widgets from Social Scavenger

Promote your game from just about anywhere. Using the helpful HTML Widget in your game builder, you can post your Live Stream or Leaderboard to websites, blogs, social media, and more. Questions?

How to: Export Content on Social Scavenger

Description:Did you know the fun doesn't have to end after your scavenger hunt is over? That little button "Export" under your Game Builder actually takes all the content from your game, allowing you to continue the fun. We show you here how you can get that content, and all the ways you can distribute it.

How to: Create a QR Code based challenge

Gone are the days where QR Codes were deemed useless and lame. Who knew they'd be perfect for Scavenger Hunt Challenges? Here we show you how you can create your own QR Code Challenge, and what you can do with it.

How to: Add new teams and ban (bad) teams on Social Scavenger

Description:Stumped on how you can add new players to your game? Check out this video where we show you how you can add and ban teams, as well as assigning admins to your game.

How to: Send out Push Notifications and Email Blasts

Let's say you wanting to switch things up in your scavenger hunt, or you wanted to drop in sweet helpful hints during your game- well messaging them individually sounds like a pain in the butt, huh? This video will show you how you can send your players a mass notification in the app, or through email. Easy peasy.

How to: Create a video challenge

One of the most fun challenges to watch after your scavenger hunt concludes: the Video Challenge. Watch it live now to see how the Video Challenge works on the Social Scavenger app.

How to: Approve Content on Microsite and Award Bonus Points

A short and sweet recap of how to approve content on your Live Stream using the microsite, and then awarding that sweet submission extra bonus points as the moderator.

How to: Create a Sticker (Challenge) for use in Social Scavenger

Photoshop not your strongest suit? Have no fear, Social Scavenger's quick Photoshop tip is here. A short rundown of how to create your own Stickers to add to your sticker challenges. If you give up we offer free stickers on our blog and can build custom ones if you get in touch.

Game Challenge Settings on Social Scavenger

With 6 unique challenge types to choose from, creating your game is only half the fun. Here we give you a little preview of each challenge: Photo, Video, Text, Trivia, Sticker and QR Code.

Awarding Points and Bonus Points

A basic breakdown of how to set up your point system when creating your awesome challenges. We also share with you how to award bonus points in the Live Stream for those submissions that were extra awesome.

Using Beacons in Social Scavenger

Now introducing Beacons on Social Scavenger. Enhance your user experience with the power of proximity and engagement.

Social Scavenger 2014 Recap

Here's to a fantastic 2014 year! We've captured the best user generated content of our Social Scavengers participating in their most thrilling games this year. This year we're offering a premium video automation service, so your brand can own a customized video, just like this one. An all-in-one video option to recap the best of the best from your mobile scavenger hunt. Easy and shareable material for you to promote, circulate and share with the community.

Ultimate Chugging Challenge: Social Scavenger

User Generated Content from our Social Scavengers. Each of these brave players chugged a beverage as fast as they could to fulfill the mobile challenge in their scavenger game. These are the hilarious videos of their success, and their-ahem-attempts.

Thanksgiving Edition

The solution to the havoc in your home every Thanksgiving season. An organized, engaging, and fun opportunity for everyone in your bond while the turkey's in the oven.

Holiday Office Party Planning: Team Building Ideas and Activities

Make this year's holiday party at the office a memorable one. From activities to sharing photos, Social Scavenger is the app for you.

Serenades, Smooches, and Photo Bombs

Love is in the air, and our Scavengers are sinfully seeking to serenade strangers.

Social Scavenger User Talent

Check out our talented Social Scavenger players. Create a scavenger adventure that showcases your players talent.

Fun User Generated Photos

If you're interested in getting your own scavenger adventure started, complete with all the feature fixings, contact us at info@socialscavenger.com.

Scavenger Hunt Halloween Costume Ideas

Spoooooky and creative costumes of some Social Scavengers this Halloween. This user generated content video features some of the best and unique costume ideas we've seen using our scavenger photo feature.

User Generated Happy Birthdays

Wishing you a happy birthday, from all the users of Social Scavenger. Unique mobile challenges for team bonding, branding or just having a grande ole time through a series of challenges. Here we feature a birthday compilation of some players celebrating birthdays using the Social Scavenger app.

Team Building Photos

Just like back in grade school, gather your teammates and snap a wicked team photo. This week we're featuring some of the most memorable team photos in our app.

Uplifting High-Ten Scavenger Challenges

Just some wicked cool Social Scavengers filming themselves giving high fives to strangers and fellow teammates while completing in a mobile scavenger hunt. Make it a fun and memorable experience using our many different unique mobile challenges.

User Generated Video Content

Create your own scavenger game using the Social Scavenger App. Challenge your friends, family, office and coworkers with through a customizable scavenger including photos, videos, trivia, augmented reality- and more.

Unlocking Clues in your Social Scavenger Hunt

Building clues into your next mobile Scavenger Hunt is a snap. In this video we take a quick look at the overall user experience and an example of how to effectively use clues.

Adding Rewards and Coupons into your Scavenger Hunt

Interested in rewarding players in your next mobile Scavenger Hunt? In this quick video we take a look at the user experience of rewarding players with a coupon style reward.

Branding your Game

Social Scavenger allows you to tailor the user experience to your brand, even without a white label App of your own. Once players join your game, present them with your colors, logo, terminology and iconography.