January 25, 2022

From Galleycat: "Top 20 Facebook Apps for Book Lovers" + LibraryThing on Facebook

Here’s a new list compiled by Jason Boog,  the editor of GalleyCat, of the most popular Facebook apps for book loves.

The rankings come from the the number of monthly active users for each Facebook app.

1. Goodreads: Place where you see what your friends are reading. (150,734 monthly active users)

2. Visual Bookshelf: See what your Friends are Reading, Write Reviews, and Recommend Books; Meet new People who are Reading your Favorite Book! (95,048 monthly active users)

3. weRead: lets you share your bookshelf. See what your friends are reading. Millions of books and reviews. Chuck a book at a friend, write reviews, take the Quiz, join a Book Club, get Book Recommendations, meet new People! (57,870 monthly active users)

Direct to the Complete List

See Also: Rankings of the Most Popular Facebook Apps and Pages (Overall and For Several Categories).
As you’ll see, these pages are the places to go for Facebook stats.

We would be remiss if we didn’t mention that LibraryThing has a strong presence on Facebook.

i. You can link you Facebook account with your LibrayThing Account
This will allow you to post the reviews you’ve written and posted on LibraryThing to also post on your Facebook account.

ii. There is also an unofficial Facebook app that LibraryThing Founder and CEO, Tim Spalding” calls “amazing.”

iii. A number of LibraryThing “Fan” pages like this one.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.