09 May '11, 3am

How social media shapes offline reading

How social media shapes offline reading

If you're both a voracious reader and an obsessive social networker, there's much to like in Goodreads' service. Nearly every published work of note has a passionate discussion thread surrounding it, populated by a spirited and collegial user base. But the ultimate value of a social network is in its social graph, and how the people in your social graph are using the network. And in this way, Goodreads comes up short for me: in my network of 47 friends, many of whom are avid readers, few utilize the review or comment features. Instead, the tendency--one that I am guilty of myself--is to use the site as a public catalog, sharing their lists of recently- and currently-read books, and only rating the books on the simple 1-5 star scale. A quick glance at the dashboard feed reveals updates on what people in my social network are reading and what they recently read, and a vague ...

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