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04-03-2012, 02:43 PM
#1
Google Analytics

Hi,
I am interested in getting some usage data for my app to know where to improve.
The GA SDK was easy to import, but I am unsure about this:
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You must indicate to your users, either in the application itself or in your terms of service, that you reserve the right to anonymously track and report a user's activity inside of your app.
What is the best way to do this?
Show some Alert?
04-04-2012, 04:18 PM
#2
Probably should write a super-long disclaimer like all the other companies do and just bury it somewhere in there.

Maybe try a different analytics service too? I'm not sure Google is "your friend" to a lot of people these days. I personally wouldn't want to see their name mentioned in any game I play. Google wants even more of my info? Nope.

Playtomic seems very good.

https://playtomic.com/features

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04-04-2012, 04:21 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by schplurg View Post
Probably should write a super-long disclaimer like all the other companies do and just bury it somewhere in there. An alert wouldn't be good if it isn't required. Nobody else does it and it might freak a lot of people out that aren't real savvy about these things.

Maybe try a different analytics service too? I'm not sure Google is "your friend" to a lot of people these days. I personally wouldn't want to see their name mentioned in any game I play. Google wants even more of my info? Nope.

Playtomic seems very good.

https://playtomic.com/features
Regardless of which service you use I don't think a popup is necessary.

Oops, quoted myself what the %*&?

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04-05-2012, 04:46 AM
#4
I tried Playatomic and sadly have to say that it really sucks.
They do not provide .a and are error-plagued as well (hard crash when a request times out because the assign to error and not self.error while error is a retained property)(there whole memory-mangement seems screwed up a bit, when you initialize the application level singleton with an alloc init call) and this gives no confidence in the rest as well.

Google instead was just a .a and a single .h to include and call. And the serverside looks informative too.

Yeah, popup is probably a bit too direct. At the moment a little footer is in the loadingscreen, which is quite fair I think.