So now that the App Store has hit the 10 billion downloads mark, it looks like it’s letting its hair down and getting a little social. There is now an official (and verified) Twitter account for it – @AppStore. Surprisingly, it has gained a fair few followers in just its first day of being on […]
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The App Store’s Got an Official Twitter Account

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So now that the App Store has hit the 10 billion downloads mark, it looks like it’s letting its hair down and getting a little social. There is now an official (and verified) Twitter account for it – @AppStore.

Surprisingly, it has gained a fair few followers in just its first day of being on Twitter. It’s already at over 97,000 followers as I write this and will get well past 100,000 during the course of today at the rate it’s going. Judging by the first handful of tweets from the account, this is an account for the iOS App Store – not the new Mac App Store.

Assuming that it’s going to get regular use, this new account should be great news for iOS app developers – as getting a mention from @AppStore and it’s huge following has got to be great for business. With the amount of iOS users who love their Twitter apps, I wonder if a mention by @AppStore will become as big a boost for apps as being shown in the store’s Featured section.

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