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Deconstructing The Incredible Success Of Flappy Bird

02-08-2014, 06:19 AM
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Deconstructing The Incredible Success Of Flappy Bird

Hi guys,

I wrote a detailed deconstruction of Flappy Bird's recent success, feel free to read it if you are interested.

Deconstructing The Incredible Success Of Flappy Bird

Best,
Martin
02-08-2014, 03:28 PM
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how did you find out daily revenues of 50K?

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02-08-2014, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Destined View Post
how did you find out daily revenues of 50K?
http://bit.ly/1bdLpde (Google search results)
02-08-2014, 04:37 PM
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BTW, Flappy's developer just announced he will take the game down from stores tomorrow. I don't know the real reason, maybe he just really wants to calm down everything.

Anyway, the guy just started the best marketing campaign he could ever imagine. Got all the media attention. This will bring him more downloads than worldwide feature by Apple.

And Odesk copycats are emerging. Pick your game

02-11-2014, 12:37 PM
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Now that it's all over, do you think it was a good idea for Dong to take it down? Some people think it might have been a good business decision.

http://blog.apptopia.com/flappy-birds-removal-cash-cop/
02-11-2014, 12:42 PM
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Actually, this must be his new secretly working monetization strategy now!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Flappy-Bird-...item1c3c767d68
02-12-2014, 11:37 PM
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Actually, this must be his new secretly working monetization strategy now!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Flappy-Bird-...item1c3c767d68
I agree on this. Although there were already statements as to why he had to pull it down, I just don't buy it. I feel this is all part of his bigger plan. The ride is not yet over.