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Harry Potter most loved book on Facebook

At 21%, the JK Rowling series holds the title of the “most influential book on Facebook” as a 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”. At second place is Pulitzer price winner To Kill a Mockingbird .

books Updated: Sep 22, 2014 14:05 IST
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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”.

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Facebook researchers including an Indian-origin Pinkesh Patel have crunched the numbers on over 130,000 of such statuses.

At 21%, the Harry Potter by JK Rowling holds the title of “Most Influential Book on Facebook”.

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At second place is Pulitzer price winner To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee while The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien holds the third place, media reports said.

Several children’s books appear in the top 20 on the list.

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“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.