- Concrete Examples
While the rating tells you how good a book is according to our two core criteria, it says nothing about its particular defining features. Therefore, we use a set of 20 qualities to characterize each book by its strengths:
Applicable – You’ll get advice that can be directly applied in the workplace or in everyday situations.
Analytical – You’ll understand the inner workings of the subject matter.
Background – You’ll get contextual knowledge as a frame for informed action or analysis.
Bold – You’ll find arguments that may break with predominant views.
Comprehensive – You’ll find every aspect of the subject matter covered.
Concrete Examples – You’ll get practical advice illustrated with examples of real-world applications or anecdotes.
Controversial – You’ll be confronted with strongly debated opinions.
Eloquent – You’ll enjoy a masterfully written or presented text.
Engaging – You’ll read or watch this all the way through the end.
Eye opening – You’ll be offered highly surprising insights.
For beginners – You’ll find this to be a good primer if you’re a learner with little or no prior experience/knowledge.
For experts – You’ll get the higher-level knowledge/instructions you need as an expert.
Hot Topic – You’ll find yourself in the middle of a highly debated issue.
Innovative – You can expect some truly fresh ideas and insights on brand-new products or trends.
Insider’s take – You’ll have the privilege of learning from someone who knows her or his topic inside-out.
Inspiring – You’ll want to put into practice what you’ve read immediately.
Overview – You’ll get a broad treatment of the subject matter, mentioning all its major aspects.
Scientific – You’ll get facts and figures grounded in scientific research.
Visionary – You’ll get a glimpse of the future and what it might mean for you.
Well structured – You’ll find this to be particularly well organized to support its reception or application.
If you live in China, the popularity of Douyin, known more famously by its international name TikTok, may have come out of the blue for you. One day, you suddenly noticed that, everywhere you went, young people were glued to their phone screens watching short videos – one after the other. Creators are sharing all sorts of information on the TikTok platform. Some brands, restaurants, retail stores and tourist locations became viral darlings and commercial hits instantly. As of 2018, the mobile app was available in more than 150 markets and 75 languages. Its success was a surprise to everyone – including ByteDance, the Chinese internet giant that created it. In this engaging narrative, ByteDancer, the official WeChat account of ByteDance, reveals how TikTok was born.
About the Author
ByteDancer is the official WeChat account of ByteDance. Founded in 2012, ByteDance is the Chinese tech company that created Toutiao and TikTok.