Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators

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The cartoon stoner amphibian, adopted as a mascot by the alt-right, is not so much deplorable as he is "objectionable" by Apple standards, and the company has rejected a new game app featuring Pepe. From personal experience, it's taken several weeks in the past, so that's also good news for the developers. Over a year the developer would earn $960,000, of which 30 percent would go to Apple.

"Your app contains images and references of Pepe the Frog, which are considered objectionable content", an Apple App Review Board employee wrote in a rejection notice to Spirit Realm, Vice's Motherboard confirmed.

Imagine only needing to scam 200 people to make $80,000 a month - Apple is letting someone do just that on the App Store. The leading business also released updates to its App store policies which officially designates voluntary tipping through virtual payments.

I scrolled down the list in the Productivity category and saw apps from well-known companies like Dropbox, Evernote, and Microsoft.

It has now been removed from the US App Store (but is apparently still accessible in the Belize App Store) but since it was posted on 14 April, it is estimated by Mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower to have made around $80,000 a month.

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As he dug deeper to learn more about this app, he found that it routed your web access through a VPN, a private network.

Chinese online content aggregation app Toutiao and popular question-and-answer website Zhihu said they had reached a compromise with Apple. Misspellings and poor grammar are signs you should be very cautious, whether it be in fraudulent emails or apps.

As a final point, John Gruber over at Daring Fireball makes a good point, noting: "There should be no "virus and malware" scanners in the App Store". That's not all that unusual, particularly for an app that was created to scan your contacts to look for duplicates, but again, it's something you don't want to allow an untrustworthy app to do.

The VPN app offers to "auto scan duplicated contacts, merge or delete", as well as a full scan which will "scan for dupplicate (sic) name, phone, email, no name, no phone, no email". Further along the line, users get a splash screen that encourages them to start a free trial of an anti-virus program. Up came a message to approve by scanning his fingerprint. Tapping on the trial offer then threw up a Touch ID authentication prompt containing the text "You will pay $99.99 for a 7-day subscription starting Jun 9, 2017".

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