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Friday November 26, 2010 10:42 am

Android introduces content rating


Posted by Patrick Lambert Categories: Cell Phones, Google, Software


The Android marketplace has often been called the wild west, as compared with the more organized Apple App Store.  It's hard to always know which apps are available, and if those apps are suitable for everyone. Providing users with more information about the apps they download has apparently been a top request, and now the Android team at Google is introducing a rating system which all apps will have to adopt going forward. Starting next week, developer who want to sell software in the Android marketplace will need to signify if their app is intended for All, Pre-Teens, Teens or Mature people only. For those already in the marketplace, the developers will have to add a rating, or they will be marked as Mature.


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