n. pl. dip·i·ties
- The instance of making an unexpected and exciting discovery while researching a topic.
- The act of sharing eye-opening information with others in an easy to follow, chronological order.
- The occurrence of sagaciously following a trail of digital breadcrumbs until that special "eureka" moment.
You don't know Dipity?
Dipity's mission is to take the most useful information on the Internet and organize it by time. By providing digital timeline technology, Dipity allows users to gather real-time sources from social media, traditional search services and RSS to aggregate them in a single, easy to use, fun to navigate interface.
Become a Dipster: Make Dipity your first and only timeline resource.
It starts with a timeline, but Dipsters can also...
Dipity is a fun, innovative and powerful way to visually research any topic and create free timelines. Dipity serves as a forum where users can generate, edit and share content. Dipsters have made timelines for everything from World War II to the BP Oil Spill, The 2010 FIFA World Cup, presidential elections, technological breakthroughs and more. Dipity is the perfect tool for teachers, politicians, celebrities, community managers, bloggers, journalists and anyone with access to the internet; that's a big market!
Act All Web 2.0:
Dipity timelines implement the latest in Web 2.0, combining the power of multimedia and social media content with trends like timestamps, geolocation and realtime updates. You can manually create timeline events or easily connect your existing web services like YouTube, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Pandora, Flickr, Blogspot to import content to your free timeline.
Spark a Buzz:
Leverage existing content to create a truly unique experience that attracts and retains a strong online community. Promote your cause, business, candidate, website, concert, art show or blog. Track your tweets, organize a YouTube TV show or use timelines to collaborate with students on a unique classroom project.
Pad the Stats:
Embed your timeline nearly anywhere that uses HTML and watch as your page's statistics shoot through the roof. On average, users spend almost twice as much time on websites with Dipity timeline embeds than those without.
Take It Up a Notch:
Authors, bloggers, reporters, financial institutes, politicians and celebrities all use Dipity to add an interactive and visual element to existing web content. Newspapers like the Washington Post, Seattle Times, Guardian UK and Chicago Sun Times embed Dipity timelines to supplement online news coverage.
Explore New Frontiers:
The Dipity team believes there is no limit to the applications of timeline technology. Over the past couple of years users have continued to surprise us with new and exciting ways of implementing Dipity. Join Dipity today and show us what you've got.