Scam app AmpMe rakes in $13m on the back of thousands of fake reviews

What you need to know AmpMe has been using thousands of fake reviews to make itself appear to be a popular app. App Store critic Kosta Eleftheriou believes the app has raked in $13 million since 2008. AmpMe has a $10 weekly subscription costing users $520 per year. The app has a $10 per week subscription that charges people a massive $520 every year. Following a self-congratulatory press release in which Apple lauded its App Store and plethora of services, another scam app has been outed by critic Kosta Eleftheriou. A music app named AmpMe has an in-app purchase that enables a $10 per week subscription that runs $520 per year with the business built around thousands of fake App Store reviews. Eleftheriou outed the app via a long Twitter thread in which he details how the app has been able to amass income of around $13 million since 2018 — mainly thanks to the huge number of reviews that have been left in an attempt to make the app appear legitimate. Those fake reviews are fro...

Scam app AmpMe rakes in $13m on the back of thousands of fake reviews

What you need to know

  • AmpMe has been using thousands of fake reviews to make itself appear to be a popular app.
  • App Store critic Kosta Eleftheriou believes the app has raked in $13 million since 2008.
  • AmpMe has a $10 weekly subscription costing users $520 per year.

The app has a $10 per week subscription that charges people a massive $520 every year.

Following a self-congratulatory press release in which Apple lauded its App Store and plethora of services, another scam app has been outed by critic Kosta Eleftheriou. A music app named AmpMe has an in-app purchase that enables a $10 per week subscription that runs $520 per year with the business built around thousands of fake App Store reviews.

Eleftheriou outed the app via a long Twitter thread in which he details how the app has been able to amass income of around $13 million since 2018 — mainly thanks to the huge number of reviews that have been left in an attempt to make the app appear legitimate. Those fake reviews are from names that are so obviously non-genuine that it's laughable.

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