Report details how scammers are abusing App Store & Search Ads

Posted June 15, 2017

Appealing to app developers and content creators, Apple will now let people "tip" them in virtual currency. If you're the organiser of a family plan, you can't manage the subscriptions of others, those are managed by the individual accounts. Of course, thanks to iOS sandboxing and other security features, malware isn't a significant issue in Apple's mobile operating system.

To block review requests from ever appearing on screen again, users can open the Settings app and scroll down to the iTunes & App Store menu. First one is that it will be necessary for the apps to use the Apple-based review prompt using which users can rate the app without exiting it.

Apple has removed the app from the US App Store, however it is still available in the Belize version of the App Store.

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Yet it was briefly riding high with $80,000 (roughly £63,000/AU$106,000) per month in revenue according to Sensor Tower, so how did it succeed? However, he also notes that at the exorbitant prices the app charged, it would only need around 200 subscribers to get to that amount. "It's downright mind boggling that this horrendous "Mobile protection:Clean & Security VPN" app made it all the way into the top 10 without getting flagged", he added.

Meanwhile, developers will have to ask themselves whether they take a cut of the tips or pass the full 70% on to the content creators. The change is just part of a slew of changes that are being introduced by the company to its app store.

Apple has been notoriously opaque about its review process, which has been a source of frustration to many developers over the years.

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As for Apple's role in the app business, Schiller said the release of iOS 10 last fall helped create new opportunities - from giving a friend a Starbucks gift card using Apple Pay to collaborating on a fashion design sketch using Prêt à Template.

Subscriptions and In-App Purchases can also be purchased directly from the App Store outside the app which will be helpful for large brands on the App Store who are big on the Freemium model.

Established App store brands and relatively larger developers will be magnified even more but ASO experiments can drive growth for all. Search ads ensure it earns the top spot when you search for terms like "qr scanner" or "qr code", giving it more visibility and, to some, credibility than its legitimate counterparts.

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