Category Archives: Mobile App Marketing News

EU Passes Online Platform Rules: How ASO Will Be Affected

The European Union passed a new set of regulations, targeting digital platforms. These new rules will have a significant impact on the digital market, including the App Store and Google Play Store. When the regulations are implemented, it will provide app developers with more leverage and insight into the workings of the stores, including ranking information that is essential for App Store Optimization.

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Google Play Store Updates Design, Permissions and Evaluations

Google frequently updates its Play Store with both user-facing and developer-facing changes. The latest round of updates is a Material Theme redesign, which can impact how apps appear on the Play Store, but Google has also announced updates to Android APIs and Play policies that developers should be aware of. These changes can have an impact on their App Store Optimization and Play Store listings.

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App Store and Play Store Face Antitrust Inquiries

While the Apple App Store and Google Play Store host apps from developers all over the world, the companies behind the stores may be giving their own apps extra attention. The stores are under investigation for allegedly favoring their own apps in their stores. Whether or not that is the case, app developers can utilize App Store Optimization to help even the playing field.

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App Store Subscription Guidelines and Apple’s New Subscription Services

The release of Apple’s News+ subscription service, along with other upcoming services, has left many developers nervous about how they are going to compete. While App Store Optimization can help developers remain competitive even with Apple as a rival, the company appears to be taking a “do as I say, not as I do” stance for its own subscription guidelines.

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