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Ranking algorithm on App Store and Android Market tips balance back to apps people really love and use regularly.

Stephanie Pottinger
  • 22 april 2011



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This article titled “Apple and Google reward apps that have the ‘sticky factor'” was written by Stuart Dredge, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 19th April 2011 11.14 UTC

Want your app to fly high on the iOS App Store or Android Market? You’d better make it sticky then. Both Apple and Google are thought to have tweaked their ranking algorithms to reward apps that have lots of active users, rather than just those with lots of downloads.

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