Did you know "lower thirds" refers to the kinds of motion graphics you see on videos that appear in the, ahem, lower third of the video?

In technical videos, these would be used for adding extra annotations or callouts, visually reinforcing or augmenting what is being said – like pointing someone to the docs or a short URL you don't want to embed in the audio.

Here's an example I recently made:

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Now you know what to search for next time instead of "animated box template thingies with text for videos."

Have a lovely day,
Kamran

Shake it like a Polaroid picture, hey ya!

Flaunt your lower third

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Hi 👋 I'm Kamran. I'm a developer educator who helps companies reduce friction in their docs, samples, and courses so they can accelerate developer adoption.
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