Slide, The Giant Widget Network, Streams 4 Million Videos a Day…..2 Million “Pregnancy Kits” are SuperPoked!

By on 05/12/2008 9:46 PM @beet_tv

Slide, with 170 million unique vistoris per month, making it the world’s seventh biggest online destination, is not a Web site at all, but a network of third party applications, known as widgets.  These widgets sit on social networks and are shared among members.

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Its application FunWall is the number one active application on Facebook, Slide’s Jared Fliesler told me in this interview at Digital Hollywood last week.  FunWall sends some 4 million video streams on a daily basis, he said. 

"Throwing" Two Million Pregnancy "Tests!"

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, another piece of the Slide network, has been used by some creative marketing folks in Hollywood.  Some 5-6 million "pokes" are "thrown" on a daily basis.  For the promotion of the DVD for the film Juno, which depicts teenage pregnancy, a pregnancy test was created, as a joke of natch. To date, some 2 million of the test have been "thrown," Jared told the purple network.  (These "pokes" are not videos.)

For more about Slide, check out this Q&A with Max Levchin, CEO interviewed by VentureBeat’s Eric Eldon.

– Andy Plesser

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