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Making the App Store social

Everyone is always talking about ways for Apple to improve the App Store, so here’s my take.

What if the App Store was more social?

I think it’d be great if there was a tab in the App Store called “News Feed”.

The idea would be that you can setup an account (using your Apple ID) to then follow app developers and friends that you’re interested in following.

When you check your news feed, you’d see things like,

  • Official news from Apple, such as “The featured section has been refreshed - go check it out!” or announcements similar to the @AppStore twitter account, such as “@BadlandGame won our hearts this year by being unpredictable and a little crazy. (view the app)”

  • [insert developer name here] has just released a new app...

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