Apple has removed a record number of legacy applications from the App Store in October 2016
Previously, Apple announced its plans to start to remove from the App Store apps that are outdated, not fully functional, not compatible with the latest iOS versions.
Since the beginning of the year, Apple removed from the App Store on average about 14 thousand applications per month, but in October, the company set a record, removing from the store 47,3 thousand applications.
The developers of the problematic applications were aware of in September, Apple gave them 30 days to make changes. If changes were not made, the application has been removed.
28% of the legacy applications were games, entertainment and books categories included approximately 9% of applications.