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Scribd Previews Your Internet After SOPA Scribd Previews Your Internet After SOPA
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You have presumably heard that SOPA has drawn the ire of everybody. Really, it’s everybody. Everybody. More everybody. And, finally, everybody. The latest company to join the anti-SOPA movement is Scribd, the web’s largest publishing and reading site that claims …

Facebook Announces Further Instant Personalization of Scribd
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Facebook announced today that Scribd has expanded its Facebook-based instant personalization. 

"While it’s rare we read together, reading can be social," says Facebook Platform product marketing manager Fran Larkin. "People share articles on Facebook, form book clubs, get book recommendations from friends, and debate and discuss news stories. Now Scribd, a social reading and publishing site, is making it easier to find great reads through the help of your friends." 

Scribd Utilizes Facebook’s Open Graph for Documents
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Facebook and Scribd have partnered to launch a new product called Readcast,   a new "sharing toolkit" which will turn Scribd from a site where users can read documents, to a place where over 10 million users can share what they are reading via Facebook and Scribd in bookclub-like fashion. WebProNews spoke with Scribd CEO Trip Adler about the product.

Scribd Launches Document Reader For Media Sites
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Social publishing company Scribd has launched a free version of its document reader for select media companies and blogs.

Companies involved in the initial launch include The New York Times, Los Angles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post and Mediabistro.

The new Scribd reader includes a Scribd watermark and allows media companies to embed source materials such as court filings and memos in articles. Scribd says its reader will increase people’s time on a site and extend brands across the Internet. More than five million Scribd readers have been embedded online.

Internet Gives Boost to Vanity Publishing
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For decades the cost of publishing on dead trees gave the publishing industry significant leverage over hopeful writers. But the Internet, specifically sites like Lulu and Scribd, are about to change all that.