March 28, 2012

Slashdot Launches SlashdotTV as Dedicated Channel for B2B Technology Video

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Slashdot, a website of Geeknet Media and a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT), today announced the launch of its first dedicated business-to-business technology video channel, SlashdotTV. http://tv.slashdot.org

SlashdotTV offers access to an expanding index of video content to Slashdot's highly engaged community of IT decision makers and influencers. Users can easily browse and watch videos based on a number of criteria, including title, subject, popularity, and those handpicked by the site's dedicated editors.

"SlashdotTV represents an evolution of the Slashdot site experience," said Geeknet Media Vice President and Editor-in-Chief Stephen Wellman. "Since first launching video in January this year, we have seen tremendous growth in the numbers of video views and engagement. The launch of SlashdotTV gives our readers a deeper way to engage with the tech news stories and a great complement to our existing social commenting experience."

ABOUT SLASHDOT

Slashdot is the first and leading social media destination for technology professionals and IT decision makers. Slashdot's highly engaged community of IT influencers share and socialize hundreds of pieces of content every day, including news, analysis, peer questions, and professional insight. Slashdot is a website of Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT).

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