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Google Used Machine Learning to Remove Millions of Fake Reviews and Ratings from Play Store

Google Used Machine Learning to Remove Millions of Fake Reviews and Ratings from Play Store

Using human intelligence and machine learning, Google was able to heavily combat spam content and fake reviews on Google Play this year. The company says the effort led to removing millions of reviews and ratings being removed from the Play Store and thousands of malicious apps identified for suspicious reviews in just a week.

Android Users Can Now Donate to Some Charities Directly Through the Play Store

Android Users Can Now Donate to Some Charities Directly Through the Play Store

Up until this point, Google has generally prevented app developers from processing donations to charitable organizations, but that is changing now.

Google May Launch a ‘Play Pass’ Subscription Service for the Play Store

Google May Launch a ‘Play Pass’ Subscription Service for the Play Store

The Play Store on Android devices is the go-to online storefront for millions of people out there looking to get new apps and games on their devices.

Google is Cleaning up the Play Store, Banning Cryptocurrency Mining Apps and Many Others

Google is Cleaning up the Play Store, Banning Cryptocurrency Mining Apps and Many Others

Android has been adopted all over the world, and, seeing as it’s the most popular mobile operating system out there, the Play Store has expanded in size and scope to match.

Google Play Audiobooks Now Available in 45 Countries and 9 Languages

Google Play Audiobooks Now Available in 45 Countries and 9 Languages

Audiobooks have certainly picked up attention over the years, and Google is finally jumping on board the idea.

Google’s 12 Day of Play Holiday Sale Is Now Live

Google’s 12 Day of Play Holiday Sale Is Now Live

Google is getting on the holiday bandwagon with its 12 Days of Play holiday deals on movies, apps, games, music, and more through January 2. 

Android Apps Must Have 64-Bit Support by August 2019

Android Apps Must Have 64-Bit Support by August 2019

Google today announced that starting from August 2019, Android apps will need to support 64-bit chipsets. While Google added 64-bit support to Android with the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop in 2015, developers were under no compulsion to add support for them.

Google Play Store’s Black Friday Deals Include Heavy Discount on Apps, Games, Books, More

Google Play Store’s Black Friday Deals Include Heavy Discount on Apps, Games, Books, More

Jumping on the Black Friday bandwagon, Google has launched a slew of deals across books, movies, music, and apps on the Google Play Store.

Google Play Protect Scans Your Android Device for Harmful Apps; Rolling Out Now

Google Play Protect Scans Your Android Device for Harmful Apps; Rolling Out Now

Back at Google I/O this year, Google announced Play Protect — a rebrand of the company’s security offerings to help safeguard Android devices from malware and malicious apps. Starting from today, Google is rolling out its Play Protect home screen to all Android devices running the latest version of Google Play Services. 

Google Play Store Adding editorial pages for better curation

Google Play Store Adding editorial pages for better curation

Finding new content can be tough, especially when there are not only so many apps and games out there, but so many great ones, too.