Google Plans to Start Labeling Ad Supported Apps in the Google Play Store

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  1. dgstorm

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    Here's a handy little tweak that Google plans to make to the Google Play Store. They will now start labeling all ad supported apps so it is obvious how to differentiate them. It makes you wonder why they never thought to do that before...

    Here's their official statement,
    Source: Gamasutra
     
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    It'll help those who actually care. Most free apps are ad-supported so I don't personally see the relevance. Seems like it only helps detractors of ads.
     
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    Yeah. As long as the ads don't prevent me from viewing content or playing a game, I couldn't care less that they're there. The devs who make apps I enjoy get paid and I don't have to fork over any money. Works for me.
     
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    I personally have never paid for an app so it goes without saying, but I will, I am not bothered by ads as long as they aren't intrusive. If a developer bombs you constantly just remove as I have done with random mahjong and a solitaire game. There are plenty of non intrusive apps out there.