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One of the top 50 apps removed - "keyword stuffing" ?

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  1. alostpacket

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    Very interesting!
     
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    I find "keyword stuffing" very annoying. I searched for "go launcher themes" and I clicked on a cute theme near the top, only to find out it was a theme for a different launcher, and they had, along with a lot more unrelated things,"go launcher themes" in the keyword list. Keyword stuffing is part of the reason why the market is so disorganized. Great move on Google's part.
     
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    Interesting. I have at the end of my description a section for keywords and a separate section for "similar to" with both labeled as such. I wonder if that could be considered keyword stuffing?

    My reasoning was just that Listables kept showing up as related to the most ridiculous apps that had nothing to do with it heh.

    I'll have to read through the dev terms of service agreement and see what I can dig up if they specify.

    Though I can't say that the keywords or "similar to" section helped my ranking much.
     
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    I looked up your app, none of the keywords are at all misleading or irrelevant. Looks like a great app btw, will get the donate version as soon as I have money on my card.
     
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    :) thanks! appreciate the feedback (and any donations heh). Good to know as I was a bit worried there :)
     
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    Tiny Flashlight + LED was up back on the Android Market since yesterday.
     

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