Scribd is an online document hosting service that allows users to read, download, print, and instantaneously send cataloged content to mobile devices.
Scribd's conversion technology also allows users to upload and transform any file into a web document that is universally accessible on the Internet. By enabling users to self-publish online, Scribd attests that it is democratizing the publishing process.
To date, Scribd claims to be the planet's largest social reading and publishing company. The site also claims to be home to the largest book club in the world.
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