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This is how App Store rankings are manipulated

In past years Apple has said it’s cracking down on the manipulation of App Store rankings through bot programs, but a recent image from Chinese social media site Weibo suggests the trade is alive and well using actual iPhones. The photo is captioned “hardworking App Store ranking manipulation employee,” and shows a young woman sat in front of a bank of around 50 iPhone 5cs, all hooked up with a nest of cables. There’s an identical bank of iPhones on her right and what looks like two more smartphone-laden desks facing away from her on the other side of the room.

On some sites, the photo is being paired with an alleged price list for the services (above), with Tech in Asia reporting that it will cost customers RMB 70,000 ($ 11,200) to…

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The Simpsons Reimagined by Shuggie’s Sweet Revenge: Manipulated characters from the iconic TV show land on T-shirts and tote bags

The Simpsons Reimagined by Shuggie's Sweet Revenge


Seemingly very in tune with 20- and 30-somethings of today, Shuggie’s Sweet Revenge makes T-shirts and tote bags emblazoned with cleverly combined Simpsons characters—and cartoon images of Larry David’s face….

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Kate Steciw’s Manipulated Stock Images: The artist turns 5 images intended for much more mundane use into hypnotic pieces that transcend the rectangular photograph

Kate Steciw's Manipulated Stock Images


In her first solo exhibition in Germany, artist Kate Steciw manipulates a very limited number of stock images into unique layered compositions, blurring the line between representation and abstraction. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-born and now Brooklyn-based Steciw adorns…

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Manipulated photos of dark narratives By Caras Lonut

Photo artist Caras Ionut created a magical world where he has the opportunity to capture stunning moments. He creates amazing shots and used photoshop to combining images together into one accumulated surrealist narrative, The colour tones made those photo have more sensation. Children leading animals, a ladder springing up to the heavens, and an aerial…
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Soft Pioneers by Emil Alzamora: Digitally manipulated sculptures swarm together in the artist’s latest solo show

Soft Pioneers by Emil Alzamora


For his latest exhibition, Peruvian-born sculptor Emil Alzamora fuses, stretches and bloats the human form in an exhibition on technology and society. With a history of creating metamorphosed, elongated and obese figures, the jump to digital…

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