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Philip Gwyn Jones warns on 'internecine' book wars

The shift to social reading is “liable to consign the traditional publisher and many a writer to decline and defeat in the Civil War for Books”, Philip Gwyn Jones is to say today (16th April), with the reader becoming the prize. In a speech at the London Book Fair this afternoon, Gwyn Jones... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon goes head to head with Wattpad in battle for fanfic writers

The retail colossus is aiming to recruit fan fiction writers with their own ambitions to sell, but Wattpad is winning users who want to shareIt’s a cheerful orange giant stuffed with fan fiction and smileys which can garner a billion reads for an erotic One Direction story – scoring 25-year-old... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook: mobile gains prominence for social reading

Mobile devices are increasingly being used for social reading and recommendation sites, the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Startups Aim to Share Books Better

The idea of "social reading" has been around for years, but there's a cluster of new companies trying to make it actually work. Two of these startups, Subtext and Findings, launched Oct. 25. Another, Readmill, built around sharing clips/excerpts, is currently being tested. Subtext, for example,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Subtext Livens Up Ebooks With Author Commentary and Social Reading

A new social reading app called Subtext today launches on the iPad with a selection of books laden with annotations from authors and researchers. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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