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Kindle phrase "highlighters" inserted in text.

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Initial post: Jul 7, 2012, 4:47:32 PM PDT
Does this mean anything more than that a number of people happened to highlight that phrase?

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Last edited by the author on Jul 7, 2012, 4:52:28 PM PDT
Dragi Raos says:
Yes (edit: I mean, yes, only that, nothing more; time for bed (o: ), and that you have the feature to see those popular highlights turned on. If they irritate you, you can turn the feature off somewhere in settings.

Posted on Jul 8, 2012, 12:53:22 PM PDT
I saw this feature on my KK and really liked it. But so far I don't see it as an option for my fire. Does it work with the Fire?

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 8, 2012, 2:49:32 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 8, 2012, 2:54:46 PM PDT
Brian, here is a web page that explains that on the Fire -

Edit - I was able to find more info. Sharing highlights is not available on the fire. From here -

"Bufo Calvin says:

Just to explain this a bit more:

Popular highlights are one of several types of things that Amazon adds to an e-book...they aren't part of the file that comes from the publisher. It actually downloads a separate file (with an extension of PHL, for Popular Highlights). Since the Kindle Fire uses a different folder structure than an RSK (Reflective Screen Kindle...anything other than a Kindle Fire), it's not as easy to integrate those features as might be supposed. Doesn't mean it won't happen, but I thought you might be interested in a bit of the technical behind-the-scenes stuff. :)"
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