Microsoft is purging a lot of low quality apps from the Windows Store
Microsoft is sending emails to some Windows Store developers informing them that their apps have been removed from the Store for violating its quality standards.
Neowin reports that app developers have been receiving these emails over the past couple of days:
Officially, the policies for the Microsoft Store says that apps must have "distinct and informative metadata" and "provide a valuable and quality user experience". There are also some specific standards that must be in the apps, including having a name that is not similar to another app or device, along with offering a description that is accurate about its features and functions.
There have certainly been many Windows Store users who have complained over the years about the large number of apps published that are clones of other apps or ones that are simply poorly made. Hopefully, this new move by Microsoft will help to curb these issues, at least for now.
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I remember the time when people attended courses and read books how to use computers properly. Now everyone's a power user and unplugs their PC to turn it off.
Don't take my word for it, go and study the thread on proshot here. So when you have a rather buggy platform such as this, It's no wonder they get so frustrated, or actually pull their apps,or stop updating, I'm not a rocket scientist, just merely observing , also more interestingly is the people on that thread who totally crack up at having to pay what amounts to pocket change/ price of a cup of coffee for a "quality" app. So again, It's a no win situation