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TokBox Lets Users Share YouTube Videos and SlideShare Presentations Online


TokBox users can now easily view YouTube videos, SlideShare presentations and TokBox video mails together as a group and discuss them in real time or just watch each other’s reactions. These new features designed to provide users with even more ways to interact and entertain with online video.

TokBox, a first-of-its-kind web-based video communication service that offers consumers free and
effortless video calling.

Tokbox YouTube Sharing

To take advantage of this new feature, TokBox users need only to drag and drop or copy a link to the YouTube video, SlideShare presentation or TokBox video mails into their TokBox video conference call. The videos and presentations will begin playing automatically, and can be controlled by any of the call participants.

“Adding in the ability to share videos and presentations with friends or co-workers brings us that much closer to replicating real world communications for our users.” said Nick Triantos, TokBox CEO.

“Watching SlideShare presentations on TokBox is a great way for our 9 million users to enjoy and collaborate on presentations with friends and co-workers,” said Rashmi Sinha, CEO of SlideShare.

In addition to talking with friends on TokBox, users can download the TokBox application or easily
add a video communication element to their blogs, social networks, as well as commerce and community sites.

Located in San Francisco, California, TokBox is privately held and backed (closes $4 million in a Series A venture funding) by Sequoia Capital and angel investors.

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