Apple Now Allows Users to Tip with In-App Purchases
15 June, 2017, 02:14 | Author: Greg Santos
Apple removed the app, and several others Lin highlighted, after his post went viral, but the App Store is still rife with shady apps that use subscriptions and misleading descriptions to trick people into spending lots of money on junk apps. Lin, in the blog, wrote, "I scrolled down the list in the Productivity category and saw apps from well-known companies like Dropbox, Evernote, and Microsoft". The updated App Store rules reveal the hard restrictions led by Apple on the appearance of app review prompts and the number of time the users sees them.
In its App Store Review Guidelines, Apple said: "Apps may use in-app purchase currencies to enable customers to "tip" digital content providers in the app. Apps may not include buttons, external links, or other calls to action that direct customers to purchasing mechanisms other than in-app purchase". Until Apple removes these scam apps and improves its app review policies, spread the word to make sure family and friends don't get ripped off! Apple takes a 30% cut on every purchase, from the App Store or in-app. The App Store estimates Mobile Protection was downloaded some 50,000 times in April alone.
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Apple didn't respond to Mashable's request for comment on app subscriptions or whether those who had unwittingly paid exorbitant amounts for app subscriptions would get refunds.
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