How Skipity Works

  1. Select categories (or not - just stay with default)
  2. Press the Skipity Button: image description or image description
  3. Get sent to a great Web destination based on your Interests.  Press Skipity Button Again, bounce to another great sites.
     Skipity Again: discover another amazing corner of the Ineternet.

Skipity Comes from 2 Words

  • Skip [skip] v: To pass from point to point, omitting or disregarding what intervenes.
  • and
  • Serendipity [ser-uhn-dip-i-tee] n: An aptitude for making desirable discoveries by chance.
Skipity
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Skipity joyously bounces you to great web destinations. Skipity: It's the best way to find what you didn't know you were looking for

Searching in Google "Something Cool" Doesn't Work.

If you know exactly what you’re looking for: search for it.

But what if you just want to see something cool?

Searching Google or Yahoo for "Something Cool" doesn't work.

What you need is a button that you press to take you somewhere amazing when you don't know what you're looking for.

That's Skipity.

When you don’t know what you’re looking for but want to see something cool, then Skipity.

We’ll take you to the greatest destinations on the web. No searching, no typing, just click Skipity and we’ll take you on a cyber adventure.

Keep clicking, keep finding great stuff.

Skipity’s Browser Addons

Skipity makes browser addons for IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari for Windows and OSx. We also partner with toolbar makers so they can include Skipity features in their toolbars for a better user experience.

Skipity’s Core functionality:

Example Example

The Skipity Über Bounce Button

It’s quite simple, really. You press the Skipity button that looks like this or like this and you get sent to great web destinations. Press again, bounce to the next cool site.

If you want to customize your experience with categories or for us to record your history for you, you have to give us permission and be logged in.

Additional Addon Functionality

Skipity Addons have additional features that can vary by browser and OS including:

  • Facebook Notifications -Get allerts in your browser when you get Facebook notifications
  • Download Youtube Videos - Save Videos from Youtube and most other tube sites to your computer.
  • Take Screenshots - Capture, grab, save, download or copy anything you see in your web browser with 1-click.
  • Facebook Share Button - Handy thumbs up button to share links with the world on Facebook. Mouse over includes Likes, Shares, Comments, Tweets and InShares.
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Mouse over the the Facebook “F” to see details about the notifications.

Facebook Notifications

Hate going to Facebook just to see if there are any new Messages, Notifications, Friend Requests or Invites?

Now you don't have to!

You can customize which Facebook notifications you get in preferences.

Options include unread Facebook messages, active pokes, pending Facebook friend requests, pending group invites, and pending event invites.

Now, the simple change in a button's state will alert you to how many new:
  • Unread Facebook messag
  • Facebook Notification
  • New Facebook Message Alert
  • Event Invites
  • Group Invites or
  • Facebook Friend Request
  • Active pokes

The sum total of these is the number of notifications displayed.