Cheetah Mobile Dismisses Importance of Google Removing Its App

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The removal comes after a Buzzfeed story detailed allegations of ad fraud against the developers.

Cheetah Mobile, which supplies the successful apps Clean Master, Security Master and Battery Doctor, is now embroiled in a scandal initiated by an investigative report on BuzzFeed News. These two apps have been suspended from the Play Store, and Google may still take further action.

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Occasionally, fortunately, Google acts and today it does so by removing two applications: CM File manager and Kika keyboard. Google found certain codes within the said apps that were used to execute ad fraud techniques known as click injection or clock flooding. "We take these allegations very seriously and our Google Play Developer policies prohibit deceptive and malicious behaviour on our platform". For the payment to be successfully transferred, the newly installed app will generate a "flashback", so that developers and partner agencies can be notified of the ad source, as well as the device that installed the app.

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The Chinese company claimed that "Kochava has provided false information and opinions about Cheetah Mobile's advertising system to the media, leading to a sharp decline in the company's stock price".

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