Kobo’s New App Lets You See Who’s Reading With You

Personally, this sounds too invasive. Professionally as an author it makes me go, “hmm.”

“The Borders-backed company became the first of the major ebook players to add a social layer to reading when it released a product called Reading Life in December 2010. That product tracks reading activity in a dashboard and rewards users with badges when they meet new characters or approach milestones in their reading. They can choose to share all of these items to Facebook as they go.”

via Kobo’s New App Lets You See Who’s Reading With You.

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