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Michael Hansen, Ruben Bjerg Hansen, Mikkel Jensen, and Martin Ferro-Thomsen
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issuu ( ) is a free / / digital publishing platform for magazines, catalogs, newspapers and more. As a [2 ] digital newsstand with over 18 million publications and 80 million active readers, issuu features leading and emerging titles in fashion, culture, arts, and hyperlocal content, all of which are accessible on any device. Issuu software is used by many online publications. [3 ] Some of its partners include the [4 ] , New York Times , and VICE . V Magazine [5 ]
History [ edit ]
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Issuu was founded in
Copenhagen, Denmark in 2006 by Michael Hansen, Ruben Bjerg Hansen, Mikkel Jensen, and Martin Ferro-Thomsen,” [6 ]
Bent on democratizing print media, the company gave both aspiring and established publishers the chance to create their own digital magazines without sacrificing the aesthetic and tactile experience of print.
The company was founded in 2006. [7 ] [2 ]
In 2008, the site was a
SXSW finalist. In 2009, Issuu was named one of [8 ] ’s 50 Best Websites TIME and listed as a [9 ] Webby Awards honoree. [10 ]
In early 2013, the company opened an office in
Palo Alto, California and appointed CEO Joe Hyrkin, formerly of Reverb, Trinity Ventures, and Yahoo, to helm its Silicon Valley operations. [11 ]
Products [ edit ]
In 2014, issuu released Clip, a tool that allows readers to take a snapshot of any part of a publication and share that on social media or through email.
Features [ edit ]
Storage & Privacy
Criticism [ edit ]
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Many publications, such as PDFs and scans of Russian magazines, are anonymously uploaded to issuu.com without regard to copyright.
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