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Scribd Launches Readcast, 
Integrates with

Facebook® Social Plugins

To Make Reading More Social

SAN FRANCISCO -- April 21, 2010 -- Scribd, the world's largest

social publishing and reading site, is launching Scribd Readcast
integrated with Facebook’s new social plugins launched at
Facebook’s f8 developer conference today. Readcast is a set of
features that enables people to automatically share what they're
reading on Scribd with their friends on Facebook and other social
sites. The Facebook Like button and Activity Feed are also now
part of the Scribd social reading experience.

“Scribd is the place where connections form around shared reading

interests," said Trip Adler, CEO and co-founder Scribd. “Now, the
universe of social reading suddenly opens up to include Twilight
fan fiction, investigative reports about Goldman Sachs, Mary
Meeker's Web 2.0 presentation, tips for using solar power. This
reflects the breadth and depth of what people read on a daily basis,
not just what they're reading on news sites."

Readcast is a customizable feature that enables people to

automatically share what they’re reading on Scribd with friends on
Facebook and contacts on other social media sites. People can also
choose to share other Scribd reading events such as scribbles,
comments, ratings, downloads and eventually mobile reading
activity, printing and purchases. Click here for more information
about Readcast.

Faceboook social plugins integration enables Scribd users to

“like” their favorite reading material and to see -- without leaving -- which Scribd books, research, presentations,
illustrations and other written works their friends on Facebook
friends “like,” comment on, and share.
"Scribd's integration with our new social plugins allows people to
create social connections around written works," said Ethan Beard,
director of Facebook Developer Network. "Now, its easier to
connect with friends on Facebook who are reading the same books,
researching the same topics or sharing the same recipes you would

About Scribd, Inc. Scribd is the largest social publishing and reading
site in the world with more than 50 million readers each month. We've
made it incredibly simple for anyone to share and discover informative,
entertaining and original written content on the web and mobile
devices. Our vision is to liberate the written word, to connect people
and organizations with the information and ideas that matter most to
them. Our innovative document reader technology has lowered the
barriers to publishing by enabling anyone to easily upload and share
their work in any file format, including PDF, Word, PowerPoint and
EPUB. Scribd is a venture-backed company based in San Francisco.
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