LinkedIn Sells SlideShare to Scribd

LinkedIn offloaded presentation-sharing service SlideShare to ebook and audiobook platform Scribd for an undisclosed price. The professional network acquired SlideShare for $118.75 million in May 2012. Scribd will begin operating SlideShare Sept. 24, managing accounts and content, and Scribd said its general terms of use and privacy policy will apply, but the experience will not... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-12 14:55:00 UTC ]
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LinkedIn’s SlideShare is a vast emporium for pirated e-books. Authors are paying the price

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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

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Scribd’s Andrew Weinstein on Bookshops, Territorial Rights and…Scribd

Andrew Weinstein, the new VP of Content Acquisition at ebook subscription service Scribd discusses the role of bookstores, territorial rights and content. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”

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Obama Memoir Sells 887,000 Copies on Day One

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Simon & Schuster's rights team has sold A F Steadman's debut middle-grade series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief in 23 languages, with total advances in excess of £1m.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘The Butterfly Effect’ charts Kendrick Lamar’s evolution from platinum-selling rapper to protest artist

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