Capzles

Share your summer experiences — or your research findings — using Capzles, a website where you can share a timeline of your photos and videos, with background music or a voice-over. The name of the site comes from the concept of a time capsule.

Here’s one example that’s currently on the most popular list, about one person’s trip to Patagonia.

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This video near the end of the stream was fun to watch:

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This site uses 3 terms: “Moments” are the individual photos and videos. “Stacks” are groups of these Moments. And “Capzules” are timelines — your Moments and/or Stacks organized into a time frame.

Here’s another example of a good way to use the site for a research project:

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Or you could continue where this one left off. A lot has happened since 2010.

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If you do a search, you’ll get a timeline of the different Capzles or Moments that have been created. Here’s a search I did for Japan. Then, just click on the one you want to see (“enter this capzle here”).

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Here’s a YouTube video tutorial:

They say there’s a free app for the iPhone, but it doesn’t appear to be available in the Japan iTunes store.

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