iPhone review site in 'cash for reviews' scandal

iPhone developers being asked to pay cash for 'expedited reviews'...

The thorny issue of 'cash for reviews' has reared its ugly head again this week, with iPhone devs threatening to boycott a leading games and app reviews site over its dubious editorial tactics.

Team 17's Martyn Brown, who has just announced a new iPhone-compatible version of the classic Worms, suggested that developers should "probably boycott" AppCraver because its editorial policy on game reviews was "all shades of wrong."

Appcraver, rather shadily offers "several additional options for you to make sure your app gets seen by AppCraver readers" one of which is accepting payment for "expedited reviews" with the offer of a money-back guarantee should the review not be wholly positive...

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.