Apple Now Allows Users to Tip with In-App Purchases

Yingke users can buy expensive virtual goods and send them to content creators who cash out a portion of the gift’s cost. Image via A16Z

Apps are the beating heart of our smartphones. Instead, there'll be two key restrictions that should reduce headaches for everyone: First, apps will be required to use a new Apple-made review prompt, which allows users to leave a rating without exiting an app.

Apple will impose limits on how many times apps may present a pop-up to ask you to review them on the App Store, 9to5Mac reported.

In response to the new policy, Chinese companies behind popular apps such as Jinri Toutiao, Zhihu and Yingke have all changed the way customers tip through the latest versions of their Apps.

Under the new rules, developers will no longer be able to display review prompts however and whenever they'd like.

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Apple has banned the alt-right's favorite meme from its App Store. People have been annoyed by app review prompts for years, and this update seems to remedy the problem. They have to use Apple's official API, which allows users to provided a rating from 1-5 stars without actually leaving the app. A user can only receive the prompt three times per year. And once a user has left a rating, they'll never see it again.

Interestingly, it's also possible for users to turn off app review prompts entirely. Due to this many users use to ignore the app review prompts.

Careless? Foolhardy? Unaware? You might be taken aback by such a line of procedure, - if you even get to such a point in the first place - but it only takes just 200 active subscriptions to amass $56,000 every month for the developer and $24,000 for Apple.

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