The service allows individuals to catalogue their books and rate, review and discuss them with other readers. The service is available via the Anobii website and iOS and Android apps
. The apps allow individuals to barcode scan books and read both community and expert reviews.
Anobii has readers in over 20 countries, but is most popular in Italy.
On 12 June 2012 it was announced that HMV had sold its interest to UK supermarket company Sainsbury's
In January 2013, it was announced that beta.anobii.com will be known as eBooks by Sainsbury's from 20 February 2013. Anobii.com will continue to exist as a social network for book lovers.
In 29 May 2019, Anobii Ltd was sold to the Italian mobile apps and software developer, Ovolab.
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- ^ "From 20th February 2013, this website will become eBooks by Sainsbury's". Anobii. Archived from the original on 2 July 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- ^ "Notice of transfer of business". Archived from the original on 3 March 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
- ^ "OVOLAB CRESCE CON L'ACQUISIZIONE DI ANOBII, IL SOCIAL NETWORK DEI LIBRI".
- ^ About, The aNobii website, May 16, 2014.
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