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julesG
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To all new Littens out there. Litsy created two new accounts to help you find accounts to follow.
Click on @TheBestofLitsy and @BestOfLitsy to get to them.

hermyknee Intriguing 3d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Hmmm I agree, Interesting! 3d
LibrarianRyan interesting 3d
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RaimeyGallant Cool beans. 3d
TheBestofLitsy 1/ I'll explain, shall I?

We've been struggling with sign-ups. 90-95% of new users never post. Most never follow anyone. They get Litsy, go through sign up and just BAIL!

As an experiment, we now auto-follow an account on sign-up. Following that account sub-follows about a dozen others. Thus, everyone gets something to look at when they sign up, unless the manually de-follow it.
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TheBestofLitsy 2/ Why are there two accounts? Well, to try out different theories about what sort of auto-following works best, bringing new members into the site and using it. In tech terms, the two accounts are an A|B test. Half of members get A, half get B. Are these accounts really following the “best“? I dunno. What's best? But we hope at least to give new people something to follow, and pick a combination of accounts that will get them interested. 3d
TheBestofLitsy 3/ What differentiates the two accounts? I will not tell you. It recently changed, actually--which is why some of you got followed. We tried two theories out A and B, and A was better. Now we're trying C against A. 3d
TheBestofLitsy 4/ The other thing going on, though, is that we now have a technical way to follow multiple accounts through one account. That might prove useful in the future. Or, with some changes, it might be how we can effect following a book, an author or a hashtag. 3d
julesG @TheBestofLitsy Thanks for explaining! 3d
BarbaraBB @TheBestofLitsy You‘re really investing in Litsy, thank you for that! 3d
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RaimeyGallant
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To all the new Littens out there, Litsy created 2 new accounts to help you find accounts to follow. Click on @TheBestofLitsy and @BestOfLitsy to get to them. To stay up to date, I also recommend following @LitsyHappenings @LitsyPenPals @LitsyWelcomeWagon @Litsy @LitsyGetsGraphic @LitsyBuddyRead @LitsyGoesPostal

BookwormAHN Thanks for the heads up 🌺 3d
julesG Interesting! 3d
emz711 Fun! 3d
Geeklet Oh neat! 3d
TheAromaofBooks Thank you!! Super helpful!! 3d
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BethM
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Ok #litsylove folks, I‘m getting ready for vacay and find mail my ahem- wonderful- husband stashed from MARCH! If you recognize this I‘ll get back to you in June when we‘re back. Sorry!

Avanders 🤭😆whoops. 😁 4d
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julesG
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Reposting from @Litsy, original post is here: https://litsy.com/p/d3AzTmtHWmxJ

julesG @BoleyBooks you should post this comment also under the @Litsy post, they are the ones offering the mugs. 😉 3d
BoleyBooks Can you tell I‘m new at social media? 😊😂 3d
julesG @BoleyBooks been there, done that. 😉 We all make mistakes. No problem! Good luck at the draw, the mugs are awesome! 3d
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Litsy
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We gotta get Litsy out there, and need your help! How about… a naked bribe!

Share a post or your Litsy profile to FB, IG, Twitter, Pinterest or Tumblr before May 28, and post the URL here.

On May 28, we‘ll choose five random Littens to get mugs!

CouronneDhiver Can‘t do it... Litsy is the only social media I have. 💙😉 4d
TimSpalding @CouronneDhiver Videos of you standing on a street corner with a sandwich board also accepted 😉 4d
squirrelbrain @CouronneDhiver - same here! How unusual are we?! 🤣 4d
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julesG @squirrelbrain @CouronneDhiver You are perfectly normal weirdos. 😘 4d
saresmoore @TimSpalding @squirrelbrain @CouronneDhiver @julesG I think that‘s the case for a lot of us diehard Littens! BUT I promote Litsy to every reader, librarian, bookseller, and generally interesting human I meet. 👍 And I would totes just buy a mug...or a tote... 🙃 (edited) 4d
UnidragonFrag I have other social media, but don't use it often lol here's one: https://twitter.com/unidragonfrag/status/1130557279953010688?s=09 4d
SqueakyChu I shared Litsy with those who read the Facebook page of my Little Free Library of Twinbrook (#7720) in Rockville, Maryland, USA. :D
https://www.facebook.com/LittleFreeLibrary7720Twinbrook/
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sprainedbrain I‘ve been sharing my reviews to Twitter since I caught up and checked out Litsy on the web. Today, I shared my profile. 😃 https://twitter.com/sprainedbrain/status/1130658559493115904?s=21 4d
flying_monkeys Love Litsy! So I'm rarely on Twitter anymore but I posted there since the only other social site I frequent is Goodreads. https://twitter.com/LeahSaylorAbney/status/1130868320352296961 (edited) 3d
JoyBlue . . . last one for me: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/48554502220118426/

Hope the campaign is wildly successful! 😍😎
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ajennell I already promote you as much as I can, but what's a little more promotion, hum? ;)

Posted to twitter!
https://twitter.com/ajennell/status/1131111250086092800
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ajennell @saresmoore a tote would be awesome! I'd definitely buy one as well :D 1d
lnrcta hehehe...I see I am not the only one who hane no social media at all 😁
Well I just landed here at Litsy and I already like it ❤
5h
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Litsy
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When using Litsy on the web, you can now use the “j“ and “k“ keys to skip forward or backward a whole post. If scrolling drives you a little mad, this will help!

I made a video of it on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yxsrpken

MidnightBookGirl Thanks for the tip! 7d
larah17 I didn‘t realize you could use Litsy outside of the app! That‘s very good to know, thank you 😁 7d
TheSpineView 💜💜💜💜 7d
Litsy @larah17 Great to hear. We've been talking about it a fair amount, but there's no perfect way to reach users—particularly if they follow a lot of people and don't stop in CONSTANTLY. :) 7d
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Litsy
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On Wednesday we added the ability to tag your posts to 48,000 bookstores and libraries from the English-speaking world.

Today we've added another 45,000 from the rest of the world. The map above puts them all on a map, including 8,000 in France alone!

Can't find your favorite bookstore? Go to LibraryThing Local and add it yourself https://www.librarything.com/local . (Free LibraryThing account needed.)

TimSpalding I find this a mesmerizing image, like the map of alien conquests in Edge of Tomorrow. Quick—retreat to Savoy or Brittany, and there's safety in Basque country! (edited) 7d
kezzlou85 Cannot believe my library is on here. Its brilliant though Library Thing cant seem to find my location. 7d
Litsy @kezzlou85 Probably you need to tell it. LibraryThing doesn't guess. 7d
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Peddler410 @TimSpalding Is this a website-only feature right now? 7d
TimSpalding @Peddler410 No. Search for your local bookstore or library as a book. They're all there. In the future, they'll be separated out. 7d
kezzlou85 @Litsy I did entered my location and it seemed to think I was in America. One of the suggested local libraries was in Japan. I live in England. 6d
Litsy @kezzlou85 Yeah, it's by what you search--the words you use--not by your location. Litsy doesn't track your location. (Maybe we should, be we don't.) 6d
kezzlou85 @Litsy I found my local library on Litsy but when I used the link on this thread for librarything, it couldn't find my library or any events, libraries etc anywhere near what I typed in. It just kept finding places in the US or Japan. 6d
EchoCharlie It's showing me places in Japan as well 6d
Litsy @EchoCharlie It's supposed to. It shows you whatever you search for. It's not based on your location per se. 6d
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Litsy
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Book people love books, but they also love bookstores and libraries. So we added them to Litsy!

When you visit your favorite bookish places you can share your love, and take a selfie or a photo of your haul and tag the place, instead of a book.

The 48,000 venues were added by LibraryThing members. For now, you search for them just like books; we'll be separating them when we can. Litsy on the web adds venue photos and a “pin“ icon to every post.

C.Perone Love this!!! 1w
vivastory This is utterly brilliant!! 🙌🤘📚👏 1w
Litsy Thank you. I should mention that we shopped this idea on the Beta Group first. Reaction was mostly positive, so we moved forward. I can't wait for the app to fully integrate this, but I didn't actually want to wait for it—it's too fun to have. 1w
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Birdsong28 Brilliant 🎊🎉📚📖 1w
LibrarianRyan Awesome!!! 1w
BarbaraBB So cool! But I can‘t find the Dutch bookshops that I did add to LT, is that correct? (edited) 1w
TheSpineView Such a cool feature! Thanks! 1w
KatieDid927 Oh I likey! 1w
LeahBergen This is great! 👍🏻 1w
Jas16 This is awesome. Thanks! 1w
8little_paws Great idea! Is there a way to add a store? 1w
kyraleseberg Awesome feature, thanks so much! 1w
Litsy @BarbaraBB The initial load was Anglosphere-only (US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, NZ). I was saving non-Anglosphere for a later post. But I've gone ahead and added the Netherlands for you now. If something doesn't come up, wait 10m as the index is recomputing now. 1w
Litsy @8little_paws Yes. All the data comes from LibraryThing Local, LibraryThing's bookish-world feature. To add a store or library go to LibraryThing. If signed in, you can go directly to https://www.librarything.com/venue_edit.php . New stores are moved from LibraryThing to Litsy every night. 1w
Theaelizabet Terrific addition! Thanks! 1w
8little_paws Thank you @litsy! 1w
Clare-Dragonfly Wow! This is so cool! 1w
bookishbitch I love this!! 1w
Daisey @CharleaFinley Have you seen this? Now you can post in connection to a bookstore, and I found River Reader in the list. 1w
riversong153 Wonderful! 1w
CoverToCoverGirl Wow my little indie used bookstore is on this list... so amazing!!!! ❤️❤️ Thank you this is brilliant!! 1w
RaimeyGallant Omg!!! 1w
Nerdfins This is so cool! 😁 I just added my two local Barnes and Nobles so I can constantly tag myself in them here. (edited) 1w
Litsy @Nerdfins Just moved them over from LibraryThing to Litsy. Thanks! 1w
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BethM
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Good. To try to answer some #Litsylove . My GA is not awesome today so we‘ll see how long I can stick with it.
Update: I got them all done!

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MeganAnnabell
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I finally reached 5,000! ❤️❤️

DivineDiana 👏🏻📚👏🏻 1w
Gissy Yes! Congratulations! 📚📚📚🎈🎈🎈👏👏👏👏👏🎉🎊 1w
Jas16 🎉📚👏 1w
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Insightsintobooks
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So I noticed I have some new followers and just wanted to tell you about #kindlitsy, because I love it and think it's a wonderful idea.

You can add yourself or see who's on the list here:
https://wiki.librarything.com/index.php/User:Litsy/kindlitsy

You can also follow @kindlitsy

alvingregorio Brilliant! 2w
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baes
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Which books have had you so captivated that you couldn‘t do anything but think about them? Those books you can‘t seem to put down to even eat.

Aims42 Oooo tough pick for me, there are so many!! One is definitely (edited) 2w
DannyHattan This had me from start to end and after .... 😂😂😂 2w
marleed I remember reading The Education of Littletree to my son. I had not been exposed to it as a child. I loved it and thought about it for years. ...I‘m sure that‘s not my final answer but the book that first came to mind. 2w
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Lucy_Anywhere Oooh, tough one... probably this one 2w
sudi Very recently 2w
baes Okay @eri.reads and @Dragon Do I need to love fantasy to enjoy this book? I‘m not opposed to fantasy, but I‘m not familiar with the genre, and not sure if it is my thing. The closest I‘ve gotten is the Twilight series (which I‘ll admit I loved). 2w
Dragon I think it‘s a more “grownup “ version of Twilight. The author is a historian so she is very detailed. Probably closer to Outlander. 2w
baes @Dragon Oooh interesting! 2w
eri.reads @baes I don't get a Twilight vibe from it at all (although I loved the Twilight series too!). Like Dragon said the author is a historian so it's got loads of history and is more for the adult audience rather than YA. It's pretty thick, but the writing flows really well. 1w
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baes
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1. Chocolate
2. Purse
3. Outlander
4. Probably pretty much any comic book movie.
5. Teal
6. Dr. Pepper or Water
7. Playing with the neighborhood kids.
8. I don‘t know anyone well enough to tag. 🙈
#SummerSantaGoesPostal

HOTPock3tt 1) 2) & 3)!!! 😍 2w
Chrissyreadit I love Dr Pepper too! 2w
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Chelleo
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Ok, finally checking out some of the newest website features and decided to import my Goodreads “Read“ list. Whoa!!! Didn't take long and now my Read list is synced in both places!! 😍@timspalding and the Litsy Team....great job!

Lexicon1982 How do you do this? 2w
Anitareads I didn't know this was even possible ☺ 2w
Princess-Kingofkings I need to do this. 2w
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BooknerdsLife Awww Thank you for this post 👏🏼👏🏼💖that sounds like a great idea @litsy ! 📚 2w
Chelleo @dannyhattan has instructions: 1. In your web browser open Goodreads, in the “My Books” page and on the bottom left in tools there‘s a “Import/Export” tab,click it.
2.At the top hit “Export Library”, it will download into your computers Download folder.
3.Head to https://www.litsy.com/ , in your profile under “Setting/Import”, drag your file into the import section.
4.Done
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Chelleo @Lexicon1982 @anitareads 👆🏾👆🏾👆🏾 2w
Amandajoy I can export my Goodreads shelves to Litsy now? Whoa. 2w
Chelleo @Amandajoy Yes, indeed! 2w
Lexicon1982 This is awesome! 2w
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Litsy
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By popular request, you can now mute hashtags you don't want to see. Tired of challenge posts? Tired of #CatsofLitsy? Mute them!

To mute tags, you have to do it on the Litsy website. What you do there will affect the app too. (We plan to include this in the app in the future, but app changes take longer to do.)

To mute tags, sign in and go to https://www.litsy.com/web/hashtags . The page is also found on Settings/Import, at the bottom.

Melissa_J Thank you!!! 2w
StephanieMarie Who on earth is tired of cats of litsy?? But otherwise awesome feature! 2w
Litsy Snort. Yeah, I was baiting a bit there. 😀 2w
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dariazeoli Thank you! 2w
GingerAntics Love this feature!!! I need to log in and get this set up. I have no problems with cats of Litsy as long as books are still involved. Gratuitous photos of cats I can get just about everywhere else on the internet. 2w
Soubhiville Question @Litsy : if I block a hashtag but someone tags me in a post with that hashtag, will I still get a notification? I could do without all the surveys, but if someone tags me I still like to comment to be polite. I think this is a really smart new feature! 2w
CouronneDhiver Cool. Although, I‘m all for the CATS! 2w
LeahBergen @Soubhiville This is EXACTLY how I feel, too. 👍🏻 2w
BarbaraBB Echoing @Soubhiville and @LeahBergen. Otherwise, awesome feature! 2w
Litsy @Soubhiville Yes, you'll still get the notification, and you can click on it to go to the post. You won't be able to see it in your feed or their profile feed. 2w
Buechersuechtling Wonderful new feature. Thank you, @Litsy. 🙇🏽‍♀️ Even if I bother a bit that I have to log-in on the web for this. I‘m only using the app so can you please make this feature available there, soon, too❓ Thank you. 2w
Soubhiville @LeahBergen and @BarbaraBB see response above. Yay! I‘m going to get on the computer today and play with this! Thanks @Litsy ! 2w
BarbaraBB @Soubhiville Thanks for tagging, this feature can come in handy! 2w
Susanita Great idea! Now instead of dismissive posts about things that don‘t appeal to you, just mute the tag. But I‘d never mute the cats! 2w
gilroyc Works great... When people use the hashtag on the post I want to mute. If they don't, not so much. 2w
Allthebookclubs Cats of Litsy 😂😂😂 2w
Allthebookclubs *You can also control your newsfeed by limiting who you follow....if you don‘t like the challenges, then stop following people who post them. 2w
LeahBergen Thanks, @Soubhiville ! 👍🏻 2w
esurient YAS! 1w
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Gennic
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You can do Litsy on your computer now: https://www.litsy.com/web/home

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Chrissyreadit
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4thhouseontheleft I love this!! 💙💚💛🧡❤️ 2w
cobwebmoth 2w
EadieB @chrissyreadit Very clever! (edited) 2w
Cinfhen Great post!!!!! 2w
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rather_be_reading
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awesome!

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rather_be_reading
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Yay!!

TheSpineView I like that feature! 😊 2w
tournevis Bravo! 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 2w
LibrarianRyan I am so EXCITED FOR THIS ONE!!!!!! THIS IS SOOOOOOOO NEEDED! 2w
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EadieB
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@gradcat You can do Litsy on your computer now: https://www.litsy.com/web/home

gradcat Really? When did that happen? And thanks for the heads-up!! 👍♥️ 2w
EadieB @gradcat found out on Litsy FB page - info was dated 5/6 2w
Crazeedi @gradcat I posted about this too, so people on my feed would see. I mostly do litsy on my phone but the website is cool! 2w
EadieB @Crazeedi yes! I like it too! 2w
gradcat @EadieB @Crazeedi I just read a blog review of Litsy—overall positive—and she wished for desktop presence...and look at that! Here it is! Thanks for letting folks know...that should help a lot of folks! 😊👍❤️ 2w
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Birdsong28
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This is how I managed to work out how to post a pic on the website but after I had gone to the editing section it wouldn't let me save the pic I had chosen as a test pic so I couldn't post a picture but I hope this helps @SleepyDragon

Posted through the app.

Ms_T I couldn‘t ‘like‘ any posts through the website when I visited it. Have you experienced that at all? 2w
Birdsong28 @Ms_T I have managed to like posts fine. 2w
SleepyDragon Thank you! I think I missed the link the first time. I'm going to use my constant state of fatigue as an excuse for my user error. Lol 2w
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Insightsintobooks

Ohh Neat on the website I can get the entire picture of the book!!! I love the website!! I wish they had these features for the app on android! (I assume they have them already for iphone??) Fun!!

Soubhiville No, the iPhone ap hasn‘t changed, the website is pretty different. 2w
Insightsintobooks @Soubhiville okay, that's good to know as I know the iphone app has more than the android. 2w
JohannaRose I‘m excited for this too! 😊 2w
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LitsyHappenings
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Repost for @Litsy :
Now that we have Litsy on the web, it can be shared—& Litsy can grow! Please spread this graphic around.

1. Share your Litsy posts on other social media. Sharing works great now.
2. Share your Litsy profile
3. Link to your Litsy profile in your bio on Goodreads, Instagram, Twitter.
4. Rate the Litsy app on iTunes or Google Play.
5. Tell a friend, or find your Facebook friends on Litsy now ( https://www.litsy.com/web/friends ).

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jenniferw88
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Update for #mysterymessageswap and #summersantagoespostal match - I'm pretty certain my to read stack is up to date now! @TheReadingMermaid @BookishMarginalia

Pictured is my 21st birthday ring from my parents, which I mentioned in my #mysterymessageswap form. It's a pink emerald surrounded by 2 diamonds.

julesG Wow! Stunning! 2w
Crazeedi Beautiful ring, a pink emerald is so unusual!❤ 2w
Tanisha_A Beautiful! 2w
TheReadingMermaid That is so pretty sweetie! 😍 2w
Erofan Beautiful 💍 2w
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scripturient
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I just posted a little something about Litsy on my blog: www.theconstantreader.net/blog ☺️🤗❤️

julesG 👏👏👏 2w
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Avanders
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Repost for @TimSpalding (and I can add — it‘s fabulous!!!):
The cat is out of the bag—@Litsy is now available on the web. Check out https://www.litsy.com/web/post/1569601 .

My thanks and congratulations to the whole @LibraryThing / @Litsy team!

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MelissaSue81
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1. Here's a post I've shared! Posting from Litsy on the web for the first time ever.
2. I added my profile as my Goodreads website.
3. Not yet.. :) Maybe soon
4. Done! 5 stars, of course
5. Will do!

GrilledCheeseSamurai Oooooh! Nice I didn't know this! This is great news! 👏❤️👏 2w
GrilledCheeseSamurai And there's a NIGHT MODE! I'm in heaven! 😂 2w
RaimeyGallant Whoop! Waving from the app! 2w
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Stephuhhnieee
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First post from the Litsy WEBSITE!

I love it!!

MelissaSue81 This is my first comment from the website!
😀
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Stephuhhnieee @MelissaSue81 Yay!!! 🙌🏻😍 2w
RaimeyGallant @MelissaSue81 Lol, I should have written that last night. 2w
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MrBook
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@Litsy has fantastic posts! This is a great one:

Trivia: These are the first 450 most popular Emojis on Litsy posts. (The first, ⭐, was used 90,805 times. The last, 🙌🏾, was used 124 times.)

I mostly only use a dozen or so emojis 🙈😆🤪.

Do you have any favorites?

SW-T 😊📚😂 2w
j9brown 🎉❤️😊😖🤷‍♀️ 2w
ShyBookOwl My 3 last used span all emotions: 😊😤😭 lol 2w
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wanderinglynn I‘m only responsible for like 120 of the 🙌🏻 ! 😂😂😂 2w
madamereadsalot1 😆😅😂👍😭🙄🤷🙌 2w
Rachel.Rencher I always use 😂😜😍❤📚🤷🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤗 2w
dragondrool As I sit here munching mine, I think we need a tater tot emoji. Just sayin'. 2w
vivastory 😂🍌👖🤘📚my favorites 2w
Ddzmini 🤣😋📖🤷‍♀️ are my favorite emojis 😝 and that one 2w
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SaunteringVaguelyDownwards
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Happy birthday to me--Litsy's on the web!

...on second reflection, this just gives me a new avenue to procrastinate writing my dissertation. At least I could banish my phone to another room.

...on third reflection, anyone else thinks Litsy just looks weird online? It's so...big! 😅

#Litsy

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Chelseabillups30
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LITTENS!!!!
Who else saw this and freaked out for a hot minute!?

Djspens One more thing to distract me at work 😂🤓 2w
vumblereads Oh yay this is great! 2w
Rayleigh_LitAp I definitely freaked out! I‘m importing my Goodreads data now!! I‘ll get to be so much more active now since I‘m on the computer more than my phone!! 😍 2w
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LauraJ
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I‘m an old timer!

TheBookHippie Me too!!!! 3 months after ya!! 3w
LauraJ @TheBookHippie I guess that makes us “early adopters.” 🙌🏼 3w
TheBookHippie @LauraJ ❤️🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 3w
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LeahBergen I was surprised at my date (May 2016). I thought it was after that! 3w
CoverToCoverGirl Me too! 3w
Birdsong28 September of that year for me. 📚📖 2w
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CrowCAH
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Litsy is now on the web; check it out!

https://www.litsy.com/web/home

lroseriver Ohhhh! Good to know! Thank you! 3w
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MidnightBookGirl
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I am so excited for the Litsy website! It really makes commenting so much easier, so lets all go on a #LitsyCommentSpree! Share the book love, either in your regular feed, or look up your favorite books and comment on the people currently loving it too! Let's get commenting, Littens!

RestlessFickleBookHoarder I especially like the hashtags right here on the front page! Makes it much easier to see the cats! 😂 3w
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rather_be_reading
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If you guys havent already heard... Litsy is now available on the web!!

kspenmoll Wonderful! I have a 10 year old Apple chugging along; will see what I can pull up! 3w
MidnightBookGirl This is the best thing ever! I am commenting all over the place now! It's just so much easier!!! 3w
MariaSolArg Hola gente!!! Yo recién lo descubrí!!! Que bueno que está!!!! 3w
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girlwiththeglasses That‘s great!! I‘ve been having some problems with the litsy‘s image editor, Idk if it‘s because of my phone‘s model😅 but I hope the website is different. 3w
TheReadingReceptionist YES NOW I CAN SCROLL AT WORK 😍😍 3w
rather_be_reading @girlwiththeglasses i havent tried to upload anything yet on the website 3w
rather_be_reading @TheReadingReceptionist ikr!! that was exactly my first thought 3w
her-my-oh-nee Goodreads import!! My new favorite thing. 😍 3w
rather_be_reading @her-my-oh-nee its amazing! i did it yesterday 2w
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dariazeoli
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Have you heard? @Litsy is now accessible on the web! You can import Goodreads stacks and see who‘s following you back!

BookishMarginalia 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 3w
Litsy Oh, thanks for reminding me. I added the “Follows you“ feature and forgot I had. It's a small thing, but useful. 3w
hermyknee Hey Daria! I just bought a kindle, and I was wondering how #kindlitsy works and if I could be a part of it? 3w
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dariazeoli @hermyknee Congrats! Check out the @kindlitsy account for info. If you can‘t add yourself I‘m happy to do it 2w
Eyelit I'm just exploring this today - total awesomeness! question: how'd you get your library thing icon/link on your profile? 2w
dariazeoli @Eyelit I think I linked my accounts when they rolled out Add a Book on Litsy a few months ago 2w
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BookishMarginalia
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Litsy is on the web, finally! And it allows you to import stacks from Goodreads! And to zoom in on things! Very exciting!

MidnightBookGirl So I discovered the website this morning, but thought I was late to the news instead of being in on it as it was happening! This is going to make being social on Litsy so much better- bring on the comment sprees and bookstacks I can actually see! 3w
guinsgirlreads This is fantastic!!! 3w
Briget66 Omg how do you import stacks?? Help! 3w
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Lillie I'm so excited that I can get access on my laptop now! 3w
BookishMarginalia @guinsgirlreads It's great! (And there's a drop-down reply to comment next to each comment! 3w
BookishMarginalia @MidnightBookGirl I agree! The extra functionality is wonderful. 3w
limada @BookishMarginalia Thank you for this note. This just... I don't know exactly what it did, but it was like a sudden cloud lifted. 2w
BookishMarginalia @limada 💜💜💜 2w
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Birdsong28
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Loving the fact that Litsy is on the web now as I can access it from my Kindle again as I had the app but after an update about a year ago it wouldn't work.

jhod Ah good point! I was trying to work out how having web litsy would make a difference to me, but getting it on my kindle is a good thing -v odd that you suddenly couldnt get the app to work on that 3w
Birdsong28 @jhod It was around the time it joined with LibraryThing and Amazon don't have it on their app store anymore. 📚📖 3w
Crazeedi I didn't know this! 3w
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Crazeedi @Birdsong28 what kindle? 3w
Birdsong28 I am using Kindle Fire 8 HD now but when it didn't work it was Kindle Fire HD 6. I am using it through the web browser option. 😘📚📖 3w
Crazeedi @Birdsong28 ok I dont have the fire (yet😉) 3w
Bookwomble Ooh, I didn't realise Litsy is on the web. Is there as by functional difference? 2w
Birdsong28 @Bookwomble Not really. You can import books from Goodreads now on there, but it's worth checking out. 📚📖 2w
Bookwomble @Birdsong28 Thanks - I just found (I mean, there was a specific post about it!) a link to the site. Maybe they'll add a few bells and whistles over time. 2w
SleepyDragon I've been trying to use it on my Kindle Fire as well, but I can't figure out how to post a pic. Have you been able to? 2w
Birdsong28 @SleepyDragon I haven't tried myself, this is a photo taken on my phone and posted through the app. 📚📖 2w
SleepyDragon @Birdsong28 Please tag me if you do post a pic from your Kindle and let me know how you do it? I feel kind of dense because I can't figure it out. Lol 2w
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Geeklet

How cool is the website? Super excited for this! Litsy is definitely one of my favorite social media apps and I am really excited to see it grow to a website.

LiteraryinLititz I haven‘t checked it out yet but I will! Thanks for the heads up! 3w
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Insightsintobooks
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There's now a litsy.com neat!!! Thought I'd share in case you didn't see it!!

alvingregorio Thanks for sharing this! I was NOT aware of it! 3w
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jenniferw88

Just a note to my #mysterymessageswap and #summersantagoespostal matches - I've just uploaded my Goodreads account on here and need to sort it out. I'll post on here when I've sorted it.

TheReadingMermaid Thank you sweetheart. I appreciate you doing that 3w
BookishMarginalia 👍🏼 3w
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Litsy
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Now that we have Litsy on the web, it can be shared—and Litsy can grow! Feel free to spread this graphic around.

1. Share your Litsy posts on other social media. Sharing works great now.
2. Share your Litsy profile
3. Link to your Litsy profile in your bio on Goodreads, Instagram, Twitter.
4. Rate the Litsy app on iTunes or Google Play.
5. Tell a friend, or find your Facebook friends on Litsy now ( https://www.litsy.com/web/friends ).

Litsy @bklover Revised version here. 3w
TheSpineView Shared on social media! Will update my blog next!💜 3w
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BookishClaire Oh wow! And you can import Goodreads! That is so cool. 3w
BookishClaire And you can buy!! Yayyyy 3w
TimSpalding @BookishClaire Ha. A pretty small feature. Also, not entirely unselfish—Litsy gets an affiliate kick-back. We shall we celebrating our occasional pennies mightily,let me tell you! 3w
RaimeyGallant OMG, I am freaking out!
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RaimeyGallant Are there vectors of the logo kicking around so those of us who want to can link to Litsy within the social media pages section of our websites?
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Litsy @RaimeyGallant Yes! I'll get out the page of logos soon. 3w
SilversReviews How do you add the link on Instagram? 3w
Litsy @SilversReviews I don't know! Anyone an Instagram-er who can explain?

If you mean posting, there's no automatic posting. But you can click the “share“ icon and download your a post's picture, for uploading.
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RaimeyGallant Sweet sauce. 3w
SilversReviews @Litsy I mean add my Litsy Link to my Instagram profile...thanks. 3w
RaimeyGallant @SilversReviews Instagram doesn't allow link posting. You can share the exact web page you want to on there, but it won't show as a link. There are some exceptions, I think, for users with tonnes of followers. 3w
SilversReviews @RaimeyGallant Thanks. That‘s why I LOVE Litsy!! Love the clickable links. (edited) 3w
Litsy @RaimeyGallant Right. But the share feature has a way to download your image, with a Litsy logo on top. Click it and see. 3w
SilversReviews I put a link on my blog and will put it on Twitter too. 😊 I actually posted on Facebook and Instagram too. I said on Instagram that Litsy uses clickable links. 😊 (edited) 3w
truebookaddict I posted about it on Facebook. So thrilled you're on the web now! I just finished importing from my Goodreads. I will add a button to my blog as well. Well done, Litsy. 😍 3w
MaGoose Great! I'll start posting about it later today. 2w
overtheedge Awesome news....I have mentioned you many time to netgalley....I will add you to my Facebook and goodreads!! 2w
PurpleyPumpkin A brief note to thank you for making this wonderful community accessible on the web. Awesome!👍🏽 2w
IheartYA Love the sharing feature. 😉 2w
Aims42 Loving this!! THANK YOU!!!! 2w
IamIamIam Love this!!! I tell everyone I can about @Litsy and the amazing community here!!! Thanks for the follow, too!! Lol, I'm not sure what I do to stick out, but I'm flattered! 2w
Litsy @IamIamIam Thanks. We really need the help. We certainly have no money for advertising, and tiny social sites always struggle to get noticed! 2w
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Tim023
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Lindy I love the web version! I‘m concerned about importing from Goodreads, however, because I‘ve got more than 3,500 books in my ‘Read‘ category. Will all of that data slow down the loading of my profile and posts on Litsy? 3w
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Bklover
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Litsy is now on the web, so spread the news!

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kgriffith
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Repost from @Litsy:
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Litsy is now also available on the web!

Try it out: https://www.litsy.com

Litsy on the web has all the features of Litsy on iOS and Android, including posting & a great image editor. We've also added a few features, such as a Goodreads import. If you use a larger screen, you will see new sections for trending books and hashtags.

Follow @Litsy for more details, and let us know what you think!

PatriciaU OMG I LOVE this! I haven't been using Litsy as much as I'd like because the accessibility have been difficult due to a wonky phone. Thank you, Litsy! 3w
kgriffith @PatriciaU So glad it‘ll make being here easier for you! 3w
esurient YES! 3w
reconditereader Now I can join Litsy as well as LibraryThing! Huzzah. 1w
kgriffith @reconditereader hooray and welcome! 1w
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TimSpalding
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The cat is out of the bag—@Litsy is now available on the web. Check out https://www.litsy.com/web/post/1569601 .

My thanks and congratulations to the whole @LibraryThing / @Litsy team!

Suet624 OMG! It‘s a wish come true! Thank you, thank you. And it's beautiful!!!
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rather_be_reading no way!!! 3w
riversong153 So awesome! I didn‘t know...I also don‘t know my password lol. Haven‘t had to login since foreverz 3w
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Suet624 And this is awesome too: “To respect member's privacy and keep things awesome, most of Litsy is hidden from Google. We let humans see and share pages, but not machines.“ Thank you! I am so grateful for all you do.
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TimSpalding @rather_be_reading My generation would reply to that with “way!“ 3w
erzascarletbookgasm Awesome! Must check it out! 3w
TheSpineView Fantastic! Thank you!💜💜💜💜 3w
Lauram 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3w
dgingo Yay!!!! 3w
staci.reads Love this! 2w
Clwojick Hey Tim, I was just wondering if you could shoot me a quick email at clwojick@live.com seeing as how I dont have FB. thanks :) 2w
4thhouseontheleft @TimSpalding I've noticed that on the website interface, Litsy names with a “-“ in it do not seem to format properly when trying to use it in a reply. I thought it was just my own user error until I noticed it on someone else's post too! Just wanted to let you know! 2w
Litsy @4thhouseontheleft Thanks. Do you have an example to hand? 2w
4thhouseontheleft I can tag @nu-bibliophile in the app (what I‘m on right now), but the tag does not work properly when I try from the website. I‘ll tag you in the post where this happened, if I can find it. 2w
TimSpalding @4thhouseontheleft Got it. Good example. Thanks! 2w
nu-bibliophile I got the notification from your tagged just now. I don't know if that helps. 2w
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Litsy
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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Litsy is now also available on the web!

Try it out at https://www.litsy.com

Litsy on the web has all the features of Litsy on iOS and Android, including posting and a great image editor. We've added a few features to entice you to check it out, such as a Goodreads import. If you use a larger screen, you will see new sections for trending books and hashtags.

Follow @Litsy for more details. And let us know what you think!

LibrarianJen I'm so loving this! 3w
heikemarie Amazing! I‘m excited! 3w
LibrarianRyan Been loving this!. More info on the Good Reads import please. 3w
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Litsy @LibrarianRyan We'll be posting little tidbits about new web and non-web features, but here's the import page https://www.litsy.com/web/upload 3w
riversong153 Yay!!! 3w
batsy I'm using the web version now for the first time. It's great; thank you! 3w
Litsy Apologies if you were using it just now and found it slow. We are re-routing the much increased traffic! 3w
catchingbooks I've been using this for a week now and I love it!!
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erzascarletbookgasm Woohoo! 👏 3w
TheSpineView I love you guys for doing this! Thank you!😍😍😍 3w
Litsy @TheSpineView Thanks! 3w
silentrequiem I love it. Thank you!!! 3w
Litsy We found another bug, that might have scotched some posts. It only appeared with high load. So, if it didn't work, it should now. 3w
TheRomantiCate 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 3w
LeahBergen Wonderful! 👏🏻👏🏻 3w
j9brown This is great! I love seeing the trending tags and trending books. Very very cool 😊 3w
Bookishlie So excited!!! More ways to procrastinate homework!!??!! 3w
cobwebmoth Thank you for this! All of the extra features are really cool. Will we eventually be able to scroll through all of our Followers/Following lists? Right now it just shows the 50 most recent people. Thanks! 3w
Litsy @cobwebmoth Yes. If you go to the bottom of your followers/following list it should load more. If it's not--check again?--it's a bug. Can you tell us your Browser/OS? 3w
cobwebmoth I'm on my HP laptop(Windows 8). I tried Chrome and the Avast browser, but both stop scrolling after 50 names. Thanks! 3w
TimSpalding @cobwebmoth All fixed. Sorry for the issue! 3w
cobwebmoth @TimSpalding Thank you so much! 3w
Melissa_J Can anyone on the web see my account (if it‘s public) even if they aren‘t on Litsy? 3w
Litsy @Melissa_J I thought I answered this. Maybe I answered on Facebook? Anyway, by default anyone can see your account, but unless you do something to make it so, it is marked as forbidden for Google to index. 3w
Melissa_J Thanks! That confirms what I suspected. It is possible you answered my question already, but I‘m not on FB so wouldn‘t have seen the answer even if you did. 3w
Samjewel Good! I will enjoy this community more often then. 3w
esurient I'm noticing on the web-version of Litsy, the green 'So-So' banner is now reading as 'Meh'? Are we transitioning to new wording? The original wording looks to still be retained in the web rate-the-book stack options and Help/FAQs section, and throughout the app-view (Android). 2w
esurient Also, the counter indicating new Activity (the red-dot with number) is showing one count in the app-view and a different count in the web-view? No biggie; just looks curious. 2w
Litsy @esurient Ah. No. I need to change “meh“ back to “so-so.“ Internally, it's stored as “meh.“ The app changes it. I guess the app builders changed their mind at the last minute. 2w
Litsy @esurient Well, if you look at one, it should affect the other. I'm not quite sure how to test this, but I think it's right, once you take that info effect. 2w
Heavenly_Human What a happy news ✨ 2w
annieftbooks Thank you for this!!! 2w
esurient @litsy Thank you, especially for the cool background information! I'll go clear my activity counter (web at: 62; app at: 10), and I suspect you're correct that going forward it should auto-adjust. 2w
Litsy @esurient Another thing to note is that, if you keep your Activity tab open on web (like I do, constantly), those unread counts won't disappear until you refresh the page. Switching back and forth between the Activities and Conversations will clear the individual unread counts on those subsets of notifications, but the unread count in the nav bar won't clear w/o a refresh. Do let us know with some specifics if you see any issues after this point? (edited) 2w
esurient @Litsy Will do! Thanks again! 2w
zembla I'm so so happy about this! Many thanks to everyone who made it happen 💖 2w
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Litsy
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After a big push, we've reduced the number of Litsy books without covers by 74%. When our usual cover supplier, Ingram, doesn't have a cover, we are now drawing on covers from @LibraryThing and Syndetics Unbound from ProQuest. As of now, only 0.9% of books have no cover at all!

LibrarianRyan This is SOOOOOOOOOOOO Awesome!!! Thank you!!!
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Caterina Yay thank you!! 3w
Leftcoastzen Awesome! 3w
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tournevis 👏👏👏👏 3w
julesG 🎉👏👏👏🎉 3w
llwheeler That's awesome! Thanks! 3w
CherylRussell 👏🏻👏🏻 3w
Crazeedi Great! 3w
Smarkies Yay! 3w
LiteraryinLititz Thanks for doing that! 3w
Lindy 🎉🎉🎉 3w
GypsyKat Awesome! 3w
Itchyfeetreader 👏 🎉 3w
BooknerdsLife Yeah!!! 👏🏼👏🏼🎉 Thank you! 3w
LeahBergen Awesome! 3w
DivineDiana Fantastic! 3w
BookishMarginalia 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 3w
RaimeyGallant Wow, I've missed so much! 3w
Chelsea.Poole I love this news!!!! 🥰 2w
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Litsy
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Trivia: These are the first 450 most popular Emojis on Litsy posts. (The first, ⭐, was used 90,805 times. The last, 🙌🏾, was used 124 times.)

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego That's kinda cool. 3w
suvata Very cool indeed 3w
OrangeMooseReads Very interesting 3w
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CoverToCoverGirl Interesting 3w
rather_be_reading glad to see 📚📚 was 2nd! 3w
julesG Interesting indeed. Especially, since Android swallows a lot of them and just leaves an empty box with an X for me. 😔 3w
Sarah83 Great 😍 3w
TheSpineView I see some of my favours at the top of the list. 😊💜📚🐾😍📘📙☀️ 3w
DebinHawaii Awesome! Although I was sure I used the avocado 🥑emoji myself at least 90,800 times! 🤣🥑💚 3w
tpixie 🥳📚♥️😊🐶😜🥰🐱 are my favorites!! I don‘t think I see my Happy New Year 🥳 one! 3w
Megara Littens should have a tater tots emoji. 😜 3w
WitBeyndMehsure Can we get more stickers! 2w
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Chrissyreadit
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#LMPBC on its way along with some other Litsy mail.

Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Can‘t wait!! 😍♥️ 3w
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