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inconsistent average star rating?

03-12-2010, 10:28 AM
inconsistent average star rating?

I notice that frequently while browsing the AppStore on my ipod, the average star rating next to an app while browsing a category is different from the average star rating you see after clicking on the app. Does anyone know why this is the case?
03-12-2010, 12:52 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 330
Yeah, this has been a pretty long ongoing problem.

I think it changes whenever a rating calculates in the between. e.g your rating is ~3.7, in the category listing it will show 3.5, but in the app listing it will show 4.0

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