MakerBot's Thingiverse finally lets you share 3D models with groups

You'd think by now creating groups for sharing 3D models would be old hat for Thingiverse, MakerBot's online community for 3D printing enthusiasts, but sadly, you'd be wrong. That all changes today: MakerBot announced that Thingiverse users will finally be able to make groups around whatever topic they like, making it even easier to collaborate on 3D designs with like-minded folks. Previously, you could only upload models and create collections on your own Thingiverse profile. MakerBot highlights the "My First Make" group as a good place to start sharing your experiences, but it likely won't be too long until we see new 3D printing factions around just about every topic.

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