據悉,2010 年 12 月 6 日,谷歌在美國地區正式推出瞭 Google Play Books 電子書服務。人們可以在任何兼容設備上閱讀圖書,並獲得基於其喜好的相關建議。

自那時起,Google Play Books 已經拓展到 75 個市場區域,圖書目錄也發展到瞭將近 700 萬本。

此外多年來,谷歌一直在使用相關技術來拓展產品范圍,以滿足讀者和出版商的更多需求。

比如對於漫畫讀者,BubbleZoom 功能可借助機器學習來識別和拓展會話氣泡,已改善用戶在手機上的漫畫閱讀體驗。

現在,Google Play Books 商店中已經提供瞭成千上萬的有聲讀物,包括基於谷歌自動敘事技術而創建的一系列免費公共有聲讀物。

最後,谷歌分享瞭該平臺在過去十年時間裡的暢銷書榜單(熱門小說 / 非小說類別)。

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以下是熱門小說類 Google Play Books 榜單:

● 2010: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson

● 2011: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

● 2012: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

● 2013: Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James

● 2014: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

● 2015: Grey by E. L. James

● 2016: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

● 2017: It by Stephen King

● 2018: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

● 2019: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

● 2020: Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

以下是非小說類 Google Play Books 榜單:

● 2010: Decision Points by George W. Bush

● 2011: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

● 2012: Moneyball by Michael Lewis

● 2013: Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey

● 2014: Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell

● 2015: American Sniper by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, and Jim DeFelice

● 2016: 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse by JJ Smith

● 2017: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

● 2018: Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff

● 2019: Becoming by Michelle Obama

● 2020: A Promised Land by Barack Obama

Source: m.cnbeta.com