Running a site like SlideShare, you get used to all the PowerPoint jokes. Heck, we enjoy them! When we first came out, the best coverage was comments like: Bore people around the world. We have been told that we are the worst website in the world (I have met … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Announcements
For the last several months, we’ve been toiling away on a really ambitious project. Our goal : the integration of web audio with slideshows.
Today we’re psyched to introduce a new multimedia format that we hope will revolutionize the way knowledge is shared on the web. We call it “SlideCasting”… Read More..
So you have heard of Karaoke – when you sing along to the soundtrack of pop songs. The idea behind PowerPoint Karaoke is similar. Presenters present, but to other people’s slides. But it’s a little harder than karaoke, because the slides are randomly chosen! Go here for a great writeup… Read More..
We are excited to announce that SlideShare is now available on FaceBook. We just pulled the trigger on the launch a few minutes back. With this, millions of Facebook users will get access to the world’s biggest community for sharing presentations.
While the Facebook application is not an exact … Read More..
You can now add the SlideShare feed to your blog or to your iGoogle homepage. Its really easy. You get to choose from the following feeds- featured, latest, popular, most commented, most favorited, most zinged, any user’s uploaded/favorites.
Add the feed to your blog… Read More..
Last week we declared the results of the World’s Best Presentation Contest. The winner is Jeff Brenman who created a stylised version of “Shift Happens“. Jeff writes in his description that the original creator of the Shift Happens presentation is Karl Fisch. As Karl describes on his … Read More..
I was at the Web 2.0 expo today when some friends told me about Eric Schmidt’s announcement of Google’s presentation authoring system. This was very much expected – Google needed a presentation app to complement Google docs and Spreadsheets. This completes their online office suite. I think this also reinforces … Read More..
I am excited to tell you that we just launched the first contest on SlideShare. We always had a SlideShare contest in the back of our minds, but the idea for this one was thought of by Guy Kawasaki after I met him at a conference (and his company Garage … Read More..