iOS Developers Use “Well-Known” Download Bots To Manipulate App Store Rankings [Report]

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  • FriarNurgle

    Boooo Hissss. Cheaters never win… well I guess they do, at least for a while. 

  • joewaylo

    That’s a lot of money to weasal their way up to the tops. 3,000 or so bots (if the purchase is $5) at a time, not to mention how many servers they’ll need to run the bots on. That’s gotta be 1/4 of a million dollars if they’re aiming for the top 25. Isn’t it cheaper to advertise?

  • JFMD

    isn’t this the same as when authors “purchase” 10K copies of their new book to get on the NYT bestseller list?