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“Scary,” muttered Winston beneath his thoughts.

from Media Bistro’s eBookNewser

Amazon Launches “Most Highlighted Passages of All Time” List

kindlebeta.pngDo you want to share your digital book underlines with the world? Amazon is testing a new program that will tabulate and rank underline passages like a scoreboard.

Amazon recently launched a ““Most Highlighted Passages of All Time”” feature that showcases the book passages underlined by Kindle readers–a 21st Century twist on literary quotation. So far, the list has been dominated by bestselling books: The Shack by William P. YoungOutliers by Malcolm Gladwell, andThe Lost Symbol by Dan Brown.

Here’s more about the program: “AmazonKindle also introduces a “Popular Highlights” feature that identifies the passages that are most highlighted by the millions of Kindle customers. We combine the highlights of all Kindle customers and identify the passages with the most highlights.

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Posted on May 1, 2010 by Editor

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