What is a PowerPoint Presentation?

The term "PowerPoint presentation" was coined when Microsoft introduced its software program PowerPoint. PowerPoint is commonly used by presenters as a digital aid when presenting their topic to an audience. Microsoft has called this type of software a "presentation", which is a misnomer. Many presenters often forget that they are the presentation that the audience came to see, not their PowerPoint presentation.

PowerPoint is probably the most used (and misused) presentation software program. Microsoft estimates that over 30 million PowerPoint presentations are given daily around the globe.


Mary's PowerPoint presentation consisted of fifteen slides.

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