January 23, 2022

eBooks: "Amazon Quietly Launches Kindle Networking Site"

UPDATE: Several of you have pointed out that the “public notes” feature has been available for about six months. You are correct.  This feature was announced at the beginning of February, 2011 on this web page. More from Brian Dudley at the Seattle Times.

From theBookseller.com:

The site, called kindle.amazon.com, allows users to set up profile pages, make notes on the e-books they read and share them with other users, as well as “follow” other readers. It also calculates the percentage of how near others users’ reading tastes are to your own, based on the books they have said they read.

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Kindle.amazon.com FAQ

Direct to Kindle.amazon.com

Kindle.amazon.com is a website dedicated to making reading better by bringing readers together and by helping them to learn more from the books that they read. You can follow people of interest to you to see their Public Notes and reading activities, and review your books, highlights, and notes.

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.