By way of an epilogue
Social reading tools offer new opportunities of reader engagement with texts. The variety of these social reading tools, the range of potential reader interaction with texts, and the array of ways for readers to engage with texts are all extraordinarily diverse. Reader engagement with texts within social reading environments also offers new avenues for studying the reading process itself.
When we talk about social reading we now know perfectly well that we are referring to the communication established among readers for the purpose of sharing comments about a book by means of different procedures and tools (annotations, comments, tags, ratings, quotations ...