Amazon.com buys Goodreads for undisclosed price

GeekWireAmazon.com announced it is purchasing the San Francisco book social network Goodreads for an undisclosed price. 

“Goodreads has helped change how we discover and discuss books and, with Kindle, Amazon has helped expand reading around the world,” said Russ Grandinetti, Amazon Vice President, Kindle Content, in a press release.

The Goodreads team will remain in San Francisco, the press release said. 

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    Sigh.
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    Wow.
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    WHAAA - news to me!
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    I’m quite disheartened by this, but I’m not quite sure why. Every time Amazon does something to confuse/dishearten/annoy...
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    This kind of annoys me… If they make it like Shelfari I’ll flip out.
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    Holy crap…Amazon continues its quest for world domination.
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    Get your greasy, corporate hands off my favorite social network.