Goodreads Deletes Power Users, Leafmarks Benefits {ReBlog}

Reblogged from Literary Ames:

I’m coming late to this party and I’m shocked I hadn’t seen anything about this anywhere, not even in in the Goodreads Feedback group, until now, in GR status updates. [1][2][3][4]

 

Two power users, JennyJen (TwitterBooklikes) and Marco Manganiello (Facebook), who had hundreds of followers and reviews, initially had their reviews deleted based on the images in their reviews, which were flagged by other users for supposedly contravening GR’s arbitrary policy against nudity and anything remotely risqué or controversial, like semi-naked men kissing. The horror! The horror!

 

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Source: http://literaryames.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/goodreads-deletes-power-users-leafmarks-benefits