ay Store comments section adds spam button, thumbs up to better flag comments

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 27 Jan 2016

is simplifying the system for giving feedback on ay Store app reviews.

You can now give a simple “thumbs up” if you like a comment or report it as spam if it’s rude, off-topic, or otherwise egregious. 

This replaces the previous system where you would pick between a thumbs up or down to rate someone’s review. It’s clear that is trying to clean up the ay Store reviews. Giving it a “thumbs down” is a little ambiguous, could imply that you just disagree.

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Give a review a “thumbs up” or report it as spam with the newest tweak to the ay Store.

I spotted the change on my Nexus 6right away, so this could be a rapid server-side rollout. From the ay Store, go to an app’s page scroll down to select Read l Reviews. Then you’ll see the above list.

y this matters: has made a number of changes to the ay Store lately, such as adding in-app promo codes more prominently highlighting certain user reviews. It’s always a work in progress in order to improve the experience for developers Android owners, so keep your eye open for new stuff.