Goodreads, the social reading service that Amazon acquired earlier this year, is announcing today that it has reached 20 million members. CEO and co-founder Otis Chandler said that since it launched in 2007, the site, where users can share which books they've read and review them, has seen "slow-but-steady growth," but things really started to accelerate in the past year. It took Goodreads only… Read More
Red Bull Lands As A News Feed On Flipboard. Will It Give The Social Magazine Another Revenue Stream?
Flipboard has added one more content source to its social reading app, and in the process has opened up another revenue stream for the company as a marketing and advertising vehicle. The Red Bulletin, a magazine published by the marketing/content spinners at energy drink Red Bull, is now appearing as a new, standalone channel on Flipboard. The first issue will feature articles, videos and more… Read More