Facebook Outage

Facebook Outage and its Impact on Mobile Marketing

Recently, a Facebook server configuration error caused a glitch that resulted in its longest-ever outage. The glitch left users unable to access not only the Facebook app and webpage, but other apps owned by Facebook, including Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. What was a mild inconvenience for users was more problematic for developers who use Facebook ads as part of their marketing campaigns, and might even impact their App Store Optimization.

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The New York Times App Store Spotlight

The New York Times is a major newspaper, covering topics vital to the nation and the world. As users begin moving from print media to digital, newspapers like The New York Times have had to adapt with their own mobile apps. For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at The New York Times app and its App Store Optimization to see if its news is reaching the audience it needs.

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Google Play Changes Icon Designs

Google Play has updated with a new way to design app icons. These provide dynamically rounded corners and remove shadows, creating a more uniform shape throughout the Play Store. As developers create new icons for their apps, they should consider the App Store Optimization best practices for creative assets and the value that icons provide to an app.

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Dogo App Store Spotlight

Dogo App Store Spotlight

Dogo is an app designed to help users train dogs, offering instructions for teaching tricks and behaviors, feedback from professional trainers and a daily training plan. But is it trained in the ways of App Store Optimization, or is that a new trick this old dog hasn’t learned? For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at Dogo and see if its ASO is helping it fetch users.

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