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Old 02-13-2012, 10:38 AM
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This problem only exists with Apple because it uses an ancient and outdated method to determine ranking. That's why android is truly the better platform, it has it's separate issues but certainly when it comes to figuring out which apps ought to be on top, it does it in a way that makes it impossible to "game".

Statements like this could mean that you might end up at the stake. Bonfire included.
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:49 AM
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Ok, if thatís the case it shouldn't be too hard for apple to improve the situation concerned ranking. They could just use an algorithm that reacts slower like it seems to be used for android and windows phone. On android even if an app is featured and the downloads skyrocket there is a certain timespan with good downloads necessary until it has reached a top ranking.
With this there would be more time to remove the fraudulent in app purchases. Using bots or paying for special services and short term "cheats" would also get less effective as such methods would need a much longer investment with high download numbers to work.

FYI, this came up. Kingdom Conquest involved again:

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...hreadid=122631
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Old 02-14-2012, 02:05 PM
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bot networks you say? hmm.. good to know.

i was wondering why so many CRAPPY apps are at the top apps all the time. and i was just thinking that the majority of people are morons
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Old 02-18-2012, 12:31 PM
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Humanity has fallen low...
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:01 PM
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:51 PM
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bot networks you say? hmm.. good to know.

i was wondering why so many CRAPPY apps are at the top apps all the time. and i was just thinking that the majority of people are morons
You wouldn't necessarily be wrong there.
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