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Mystery Apps appear in top 10 of iOS
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Mystery Apps appear in top 10 of iOS


Mystery Apps appear in top 10 of iOS

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Richard Harris Richard Harris

A developer of unknown origin has somehow been able to insert some bizzare games into the Apple app store and get them into the top 10 within in a very short amount of time. The apps are soon take down by Apple but the question remains, who is doing this and more concerning - HOW are they doing this?

Dental Surgery and Nose Surgery apps both appear in the top 10 by some mysterious method despite Apple's aggressive measures to prevent artificial ranking methods.

So who's the developer behind Nose Surgery and Dental Surgery? Apple lists the developer as Florene Mitchell (it used to be Maura Thompson), and the "App Support" button links to a MyLife.com profile for Ms. Mitchell who appears to be a 78-year-old woman from Wilson, North Carolina. 

Read more: http://readwrite.com/2012/12/13/apples-app-store-i...

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