Specifically, what Flutter does is it enables developers to build "native" mobile apps for both mobile operating systems more quickly than they can use traditional platforms.
Google took action in response to these findings, ultimately suspending the apps CM File Manager and Kika Keyboard, which are associated with about 250 million downloads, from the Play Store.
The phenomenon, loosely termed as "click fraud", originates from the fee app developers pay to their partners. That said, Google's position as the creator of Android-and the developer of dozens of iOS apps-puts the company in a much better position to address the needs developers realistically face every day, compared to frameworks such as Apache Cordova.More news: 'Dumplin'' serves up pageant drama set to Dolly Parton songs
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However, Google touts unique features of Flutter such as stateful hot reload, which allows developers to make changes to their apps and see those changes in real time, without having to completely restart the app.
The report said that during this process, the partners for a developer would include the network that created the app, and the platform through which the app was distributed. More specifically, it was alleged that the apps instituted click flooding and click injection while running, enabling them to "take credit" for new subsequent installs on the affected devices. Kika and Cheetah Mobile apps are developed by Chinese firms and are presently being used by millions of people monthly. A report last week claimed that Cheetah Mobile and an associated company called Kika Tech were engaged in some shady advertising practices, and now Google has responded.
Out of the list, Battery Doctor and CM Launcher apps were also removed by Cheetah Mobile last week itself.