SlideShare was founded in 2006 and is consistently among the top 200 most viewed websites globally. The site was rebranded as LinkedIn SlideShare in 2015, 3 years after its purchase by LinkedIn. It allows users to share presentations, infographics, documents, videos, pdfs, and webinars and features over 18 million uploads in 40 content categories. The site is primarily focused on professional content shared by individuals and organizations. Presentations are the most common content type. Content can be viewed on SlideShare or embedded on other websites.

Users are able to follow other users and be informed by the site when they add new content. Users can access analytics about their presentations and documents. Some of these analytics are free, and others have traditionally been only for ...

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