Thursday, March 28, 2013

Amazon scoops up Goodreads social network | Internet & Media - CNET News


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Amazon scoops up Goodreads social network | Internet & Media - CNET News: Amazon scoops up Goodreads social network

The giant Web retailer pays an undisclosed amount to acquire the book-reading social network.

by Jay Greene
March 28, 2013 1:41 PM PDT


Amazon agreed today to buy book-recommendation site Goodreads for an undisclosed amount.

The San Francisco-based company should provide Amazon with another way to get readers to buy books from it, both digitally and from its warehouses. Amazon said it also plans to use Goodreads to help authors find readers who might not otherwise know about them. Read more....
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