Home / Blackboard News & Updates / Blackboard Collaborate Ultra December 2020 Update: Chat Mentions, Message Formatting


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra was updated on December 10, 2020, and it brings the following new features.

Chat Mentions

You can now tag someone in Chat by typing the at (@) symbol followed by their name and selecting them from the list. Moderators are identified with a MOD label, so they are easy to find.

Chat Mentions in the Chat Panel

Message Formatting

The Rich Text Editor in the Chat panel has also been updated to allow you to format your messages.

Messaging Formatting Options in the Chat Panel