Goodreads users can now automatically import the print and ebooks they’ve purchased on Amazon into their Goodreads accounts.
The early adopter tax on the first-generation Kindle Paperwhite is nearly gone: A software update is now available that brings Goodreads, Kindle FreeTime and more to the e-reader, bringing it up to par with the newest Kindle Paperwhite model.
Got a Kindle Fire tablet? Starting today, you can get new features including deeper Goodreads integration and a function called Second Screen that can wirelessly “fling” video content from a Kindle Fire to a PlayStation 3 or Samsung HDTV set.
Goodreads faced backlash when it said that it would delete reviews that focus on an author’s behavior, rather than on a book’s contents, without warning. Now the company says it will send users the text of their reviews before deleting them.
Goodreads has started deleting some content from its site. Some of the site’s most passionate users are angry, but as Goodreads grows up it is going to face more challenges like this one.
Goodreads has begun deleting book reviews that focus on a book’s author rather than on its content. Some users are crying censorship, but Goodreads will face more challenges like this as its membership grows.
Kobo is no longer using the Goodreads API to provide book ratings and reviews on its websites and apps. Maybe that’s not surprising, since Goodreads was acquired by Amazon in March.
Goodreads is being sued after a member of the book-sharing social network posted a celebrity photo to the site.
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Goodreads, the popular social network and review site for book lovers, is now part of Amazon. Imagine if it had instead paired up with Readmill, which offers a superior user reading experience.