Microsoft removes 1500 misleading apps from the Windows Phone Store

Apple went through it. Google suffered, too. Now, as the Windows Phone Store grows in size, Microsoft needs to make sure that misleading apps are quickly removed before a bad experience happens to too many of the platform's users. So Microsoft has put through three changes to help it eliminate misleading apps that hurt the customer experience...
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28. Boybawang

Posts: 204; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

Maybe Adroid too should stop classifying Wallpapers in the Playstore as apps.

29. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

but their app count!

32. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Like that would wipe it out or make it lesser then others please.

33. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

no one stated it would, was merely talking about app count. trying so hard you are.

36. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

No more then yourself Bro, just the same lol.

30. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Yoo Microsoft create a section of your store called "MS Official Apps" where all the for real official apps are for instance the real Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Slacker, Xbox, Skipe,, Nokia made apps, Hula plus app, and ect are in that section of the store. all other apps have to be pretested under tough rules to get in the "Microsoft official apps section" that way if a Person buys a Windows smart phone or Windows tablet they are directed to this part of the Microsoft store first to get the real Facebook ect App.

34. gazmatic

Posts: 807; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

I think they should do a checklist like the twitter verified symbol
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