Apple Launches ’10 Billion App Countdown’ Promotion; Winner To Get $10,000 iTunes Gift Card
When Apple launched the App Store on July 10th, 2008, even they would notÂ have thought in their wildest imaginations that it would end up becoming such a huge success.
The success of the App Store was clear when one billion apps were downloaded in just 9 months. Fast forward to the present and the App Store is about to hit the magical 10 billion app download mark.
Apple has launched a 10 Billion App Countdown promotion to celebrate the milestone. The user who downloads the 10 billionth app from the App Store will get a $10,000 iTunes gift card.
According to the landing page of the promotion:
â€œAs of today, nearly 10 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store worldwide. Which is almost as amazing as the apps themselves. So we want to say thanks. Download the 10 billionth app, and you could win a US $10,000 iTunes Gift Card. Just visit the App Store, and download what could be your best app yet.â€
The interesting thing about this contest is that users can register themselves up to 25 times every day by either downloading an app from the App Store or by simply filling an alternate entry form â€“ for free.
To put things in to perspective as to how incredible the growth of the App Store has been, the iTunes Store crossed the 10 Billion tracks mark after nine years while it will take the App Store just over 2 years and 6 months to cross the milestone.
You can checkout thisÂ webpage for the contest details. The counter currently readsÂ 9,837,853,746 and it’s moving very fast. Keep an eye on the counter and don’t miss out on the opportunity to win the $10,000 iTunes gift card.
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