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Author Topic: Nearly 60K Low-Quality Apps Booted From Google Play Store  (Read 888 times)

kyrathaba

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Nearly 60K Low-Quality Apps Booted From Google Play Store
« on: April 09, 2013, 08:26:12 AM »
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http://techcrunch.com/2013/04/08/nearly-60k-low-quality-apps-booted-from-google-play-store-in-february-points-to-increased-spam-fighting/

This was welcome news. It's extremely onerous scrolling through hundreds of crap-apps to find something halfway decent to install on my android tablet.

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Re: Nearly 60K Low-Quality Apps Booted From Google Play Store
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2013, 09:21:19 AM »
Yeah, while on a different ecosystem, I have remarked a couple of times on the generally lower bar of quality in the mobile zone.

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Re: Nearly 60K Low-Quality Apps Booted From Google Play Store
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2013, 12:32:10 PM »
Who determines what's low quality?  And what is the process for this, i.e. can you get back on?  Seems like a move towards the evil empire ecosystem...

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Re: Nearly 60K Low-Quality Apps Booted From Google Play Store
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2013, 12:33:36 PM »
Well, my apps are still on the Google Play store, so I know they're not removing ALL low-quality apps.  :D