Word Cloud: 300 000 users and their reviews

Since the first time when I managed to get users for my WordCloud app, some time has passed. Now it has 300 000 users – three hundred thousand users in three months.

The number amazes me. It seems almost unbelievable! I honestly never imagined having more than 10 000 users. It’s incredible.

Daily downloads graph - currently the average is 4000 downloads per day.
Daily downloads graph – currently the average is 4000 downloads per day.

And users are not just using the app silently. Oh, no! They leave reviews, they have problems, and they complain about everything. But sometimes – more often than not – they make compliments, and share their work, and they are grateful. And this is the most interesting and rewarding part of working on something!

Here I want to share some nice and interesting things users asked me or shared with me.

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Someone Asked Me To Send Them My Source Code

Some time ago I started a pet project: a small Android app for placing the words cutely.

I first published it in October, and yesterday it reached 50,000 installs. I still can’t believe this number! In the beginning I wasn’t getting any downloads, and now!.. I’m very happy with how it goes.

But today, something happened. Someone emailed me and asked me to send them the source code. They wanted it so badly, they emailed me several times, and even called me on Hangouts. It seemed urgent! They needed this code! Now! This instant!

But, wait… why would someone need someone else’s source code?

I asked that person and found out: they wanted to present it as their graduate work in the university.

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