Terms of Service: http://www.slideshare.net/terms
SlideShare is a service mostly focused on presenting representations and utilizing them in educational purposes for example. SlideShare is broadly used service especially in higher education institutions.
Viewing other user’s presentations registration is not needed unlike uploading own material.
Services primary purpose is a slide hosting service but it also provides users ability to comment and share the content on the site. Presentations can be uploaded to the site publicly or privately. Site modifies uploaded material automatically suitable format in browser. User can download presentations in PDF format. Uploader of the material is able to determine the time period how long particular presentation is available for viewers.
Ownership of the material uploaded on the site remains user. However, SlideShare reserves the right to use uploaded materials for promotion uses. After a termination of the user account all the material will be destroyed.
SlideShare is participant of the Safe Harbor Program between EU and United States.
+ Broadly used in higher education institutions
+ Focused on one purpose only
+ Productive advertising in presentations prohibited
+/- Account creation with own name or “trademark”
- SlideShare reserves the right to use presentations for promoting purposes of the site
With service registration
Registered users can ask help with support form
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