Users are complaining that iPhone is showing fullscreen pop-happening ads for the iPhone 6s to people opens the App Store
Over the last week, there reports around Twitter and Reddit of full-screen ads appearing plus users associations the App Store. The ad shows pictures of the iPhone 6S, tagline and offering options to skip, "learn more," or "reorganize now." Most users make known they saw the ad after upgrading to iOS 9.2 even though using an iPhone 5S or older, although Many user Twitter claims he was shown the iPhone 6S ad while using an iPhone 6S.
iPhone owners proclamation the ads seem particularly unfair realize Apple's claims that it's on your own eager in getting users to get sticking together of its products not in turning them into a captive audience for advertisements. One adherent on the order of the Apple Insider forums compared the ads to physical going on-sold after purchasing a subsidiary car: "[It's] kinda also buying a low-decrease/realizable level model from a car manufacturer, entre occurring the in checking account to-screen owner's directory, and it has a pop-occurring recommending you by [sic] the tall-cease/premium model." Others state the ad is just the latest example in an conventional trend of Apple promoting its own products within its own products, something the company has finished within iTunes for years and, more recently, once Apple Music.
Even Apple blogger John Gruber described the ads as "uncouth."
I open up the app store on my iPhone 5 and I get this... WTF... Are you kidding me? #iPhone6S #iPhone7 #iPhone8 #ios #ios11 #ios_update— Tech Digi News (@techdiginews) May 23, 2017