Ranker Debuts Polling Widget

Los Angeles-based Ranker, the online site which lets users create their own list of rankings to share with others on any topic, said today that it has launched a new, online polling widget aimed at helping website owners increase user engagement. The company--which is led by Clark Benson--said the new widget lets site owners embed interactive polls, lists, and slideshows on their website, whichit says can increase user engagement, times on sites, and comments. The new widget is free.