|Alexa rank||396,872 (April 2013[update])|
weRead, formerly iRead, is an online community of book enthusiasts. weRead started out as a social cataloging application on Facebook in June 2007 and has since expanded to over 3.1 million active members across Facebook, MySpace, Orkut, Hi5, and Bebo.
weRead's Chuck a Book feature allows users to recommend books to their friends. On March 20, 2008, it launched Author's Corner, a place to connect authors and their fans. On April 9th, 2008, weRead launched Read Inside that allows members to browse sections of many new titles and read entire books in electronic format through a partnership with Project Gutenberg. In 2010, Indian online retailer Flipkart acquired Weread.
At some point, however, after lots of readers had invested much time and effort in using weRead via Facebook, weRead stopped working. No explanation has been given, and all of the user data stored on weRead is now inaccessible to its once-loyal users.