How do I stop my LibraryThing reviews from showing up in Google Books reviews?
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If they are ER reviews, you can't prevent it.
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>6 MarthaJeanne: Right. So, in theory, this could be coming into Google Books from the publisher end, I believe, but not from us, if you have that toggle off.
Except that the reviews in question aren't for ER books. Chances are that toggle was set to allow sharing. The reviews still show up now (since the OP is a private library, I won't link, but you can google for yourself), but presumably will be removed next time Google's spiders stop by, assuming the OP flipped the switch.
>8 lorax: Yep, that's right! And edited >7 lorannen:, because I replied to the wrong post! Anyway, that was more about the hypothetical raised in >4 MarthaJeanne:. For the OP's situation, they should see their reviews disappear from Google Books within the next 30 days (on the long end) or so. I'm not sure how frequently Google updates book info, specifically.
I'm not sure they're taking it from spiders now, or from feeds. Can you PM me the link?
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