New Amazon Kindle update changes the way you read ebooks, and TikTok’s to blame

If you don’t follow Amazon Kindle news closely — or spend too much time on BookTok, the TikTok reading community — you may not be aware of the ongoing drama over ebook returns. But now it has prompted Amazon to change the way it handles its digital books.

A TikTok trend encouraged readers to quickly read and then return ebooks on their Kindle, with the automatic return program giving them a full refund even if they’d read the entire book.