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PM @narendramodi addresses India Mobile Congress via video conferencing.
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Due to technological upgradation, we have a culture of replacing handsets & gadgets frequently. Can the industry form a task-force to think of a better way of handling the electronic waste & create a circular economy: PM @narendramodi
Let us work together to make India a global hub for telecom equipment, design, development and manufacturing: PM @narendramodi

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Can mobile users (and investors) trust Google Play statistics like app ratings, and app install counts assessing app quality, growth, user base, and popularity?

The answer is: "not really"

To know the reasons behind this answer, read the following thread:
At #IMC2020 we presented the 1st study on incentivise app install programs "running" on Google Play. We show how these schemas work, how money flows, and how they can successfully manipulate app ratings (and for potentially deceitful reasons)
This project started because we had some apps on the Play Store and we received many emails from companies offering us services to improve our app's presence and ratings on Google Play. We couldn't resist looking into it. We are curious minds.
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Does "We value your privacy" sound familiar? like every other website embedded the same lie over night?

@maximilianhils tells the story (w/ measurements) of how a handful of firms started collecting consent for thousands of sites

How did it happen?

Gradually, then suddenly as privacy laws came into effect Image
but things are changing fast so we need longitudinal measurements, not snapshots! *bangs methods drum* Image
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