Kobo Launches Social Network App for eReaders

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A new app has just been released by eBook company Kobo. The app, entitled “Reading Life,” is available on the iPad and according to the company is a first of its kind social experience for eBook fans.

The app will allow individuals to share their experiences as they move through various eBooks with other readers, often via Facebook. For instance, users will be able to share books they are currently reading with others or even highlight and post certain passages.

Other features of the app include achievements for reading such as “The Twain” for those who complete an entire book in a day, or “The Witching Hour” for those who read late at night. These can also be shared via Facebook with others. Kobo currently offers over two million eBooks in its online library in addition to newspapers and magazines.

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