It’s time to rethink how children’s apps are bought and sold. For less than the cost of a juice box, Yet, for many parents, librarians, and even teachers -- that’s too much money. APP STORES Especially Google, Apple, and Amazon should increase the transparency whenever “free” is used, to the point of asking publishers to include a paragraph about the direct or indirect motive behind the app. If there’s a publicity agenda, it should be identified; if the app contains branded content, it should be disclosed. App stores should also feature quality paid-apps, and help consumers understand the benefits of taking the “non-free” route. by Warren Buckleitner - Read the full article here:
Written by Jayne Clare
Jayne Clare is dedicated to being in the forefront of the ever-changing digital landscape. She has been working directly with students and startups and recognizing what works and what doesn’t, along with the why behind both. Jayne co-founded Teachers With Apps in 2011.
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