Cracking down on at least some of these practices is definitely a win for everyday users. But as TechCrunch points out, incentivized sharing is not unique to smaller developers. King's uber-popular Candy Crush, for example, asks people to share on Facebook to gain more lives. It will be interesting to see if top games that use these practices will also have to adhere to Apple's latest policy enforcement, or if they'll get a pass.
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