Do you know which book is the most loved one in the Facebook community? It is the Harry Potter series. This is the result of a meme that floats in your Facebook news feed where your friends list “10 books that have stayed with them in some way”. Also Read - Facebook smartwatch to feature cameras alongside fitness functions: Yes, detachable cameras!
Facebook researchers including an Indian-origin Pinkesh Patel have crunched the numbers on over 130,000 of such statuses. At 21 percent, the Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling holds the title of “Most Influential Book on Facebook”. At second place is Pulitzer price winner “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee while “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien holds the third place, media reports said. Also Read - What happens to your Facebook account after you die?
Several children’s books appear in the top 20 on the list. “We tend to read these books at a very impressionable age. Favourite books from those early years are likely to lodge themselves deeply in our memories,” Patel said. Also Read - WhatsApp Multi-device support confirmed, public beta rollout begins in two months: Mark Zuckerberg