It’s been quite a while since I used Scribd and it will be a while till I use it again. Why ? Because of this
In order to download “HEADSET BROS – SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY”, please upload at least 1 more of your documents first.
Yes, this is what I ran into while downloading a document from Scribd. It’s pretty ingenius of Scribd guys to ask you to upload a file before downloding one. Since there are no visible checks on the file you upload, I am not sure how many junk files would have been uploaded on Scribd since they launched this fantastic modification in the download feature.
O Scribd, what were you thinking ?
Update: Scribd has made some changes to the feature that are covered in a post here