Researching phone market shares became easier today: AppBrain now shows country distributions for popular Android devices.

Let’s take the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 as examples which are available at https://www.appbrain.com/stats/devices/hu5nmbq/samsung-galaxy-s8 and https://www.appbrain.com/stats/devices/4freomy/xiaomi-redmi-note-4.

These devices both have a global market share of a little above 1%…

Wouldn’t it be great if you could change when your app shows ads without relaunching it?

Let’s say your app’s installs skyrocket and you want to quickly change which ads are being shown when. Mediation platforms can optimize which ads are shown, but not when they are shown.

AppBrain Automatic Interstitials let you control when your app shows interstitials from the AppBrain dashboard

Today we’re…

Google has released an updated version of the Google Play policy. The most impactful change is that incentivized installs are now forbidden:

Source: https://play.google.com/about/storelisting-promotional/ratings-reviews-installs/, emphasis ours

If you’re still promoting your app with incentivized installs, now is the time to stop and look at non-incentivized installs. AppBrain Promote is one of the many platforms that you can use.

This change, and others, don’t impact the AppBrain SDK. The AppBrain monetize service is still 100% Google Play compliant.

Mathijs Vogelzang

Building the top Android CPI network, AppTornado, AppBrain, Swiss Codemonkey

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