The beloved social reading platform Readmill is shutting down next Monday, and a couple days ago they sent out an email to remind users that they need to back up their content and account, and move it to another service. Continue reading
Goodreads has just announced another reason for Amazon customers to use the site.
The online book community, which Amazon acquired last year, is now enabling readers to automatically sync their Amazon book purchases with their Goodreads account. The new feature is being slowly rolled out to Goodreads users and it is currently limited to only the US,Canada, and Australia, but Goodreads plans to expand availability in the future. Continue reading
- Launch community
- Not be acquired by Amazon
- Profit! Continue reading
I’m still waiting for Readmill to deny the report, but I believe it’s true and I bet I can tell you why Dropbox wants Readmill.
Update: Readmill has confirmed the acquisition.
BookLikes members can now sync their Kindle account with BookLikes and share their reading stats with other members. Members can share their reading status and the latest information on the ebooks they have read and rated. Continue reading
I’ve just learned that Goodreads has disabled their integration with BookLikes, a smaller online book community, over claims that BookLikes is responsible for spontaneous and erroneous deletions of users’ content. Furthermore, I’ve also been informed that Goodreads has sent out emails to their members and publicly blamed BookLikes for the deletions.
Goodreads announced a new content policy on Friday. In addition to a few token gestures in support of an anti-bullying policy, this Amazon-owned online community has announced that they will now delete bookshelves and reviews that focus on author behavior: Continue reading
Readers who buy ebooks through Gumroad will now be able to click a simple “Send to Readmill” button and have their purchases transferred automatically to their ReadMill account. Continue reading