Users read e-books on different devices that may connect to a network. The techniques of this disclosure utilize information from a user’s social network to determine reviews and feedback from the user’s friends, media content, and trending topics on the social network that are related to an e-book that a user is reading. Such information is presented to the user on an e-book display device in the form of an overlay. The techniques augment ebooks with related content from the web thus providing an enhanced reading experience.
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Sood, Sahil, "E-book with Integrated Social Features", Technical Disclosure Commons, (February 19, 2016)