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Is this the kind of thing TouchArcade wants to promote?

04-20-2011, 11:56 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 88
Is this the kind of thing TouchArcade wants to promote?

I feel like I am back in 1994 and people are trying to manipulate search results for the search engines. I personally think a service such is this is downright bad for the industry, and bad for the users. I saw this on the front page of the forums:

04-20-2011, 04:40 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 447
Surely you drawing attention to it is even worse?
04-20-2011, 06:31 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,187
Heh, once I got scolded for directing people to a site where they could get apps for free (and/or get paid for them) and now there's several adds rotating through for similar sites...

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
04-21-2011, 01:09 PM
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,988
For what it's worth, recent news makes it seem like these pay per install services are going the way of the buffalo as Apple is (or was as of a couple days ago) rejecting apps/games that offer incentives to download other apps/games.