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Pricing disparity between in-app signup and web site signup

misterchetmisterchet Member, Premium Posts: 8 Member Member, Premium Posts: 8 Member
My long-term premium membership has apparently stopped, because when I open MFP now it offers to upgrade me -- and the pricing shown in the app is SUPER HIGH, at $79.99 per year or $19.99 per month.

I went to the web site to see if there was any discussion of why, and found something interesting: Premium as listed on myfitnesspal.com is $49.99 per year or $9.99 per month.

Not to put too fine a point on it, but WTF? Is this intentional?

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  • SavannahLynn10SavannahLynn10 Member, Premium Posts: 5 Member Member, Premium Posts: 5 Member
    Wait really? I'm paying 79.99/year right now :'(
  • kshama2001kshama2001 Member Posts: 24,820 Member Member Posts: 24,820 Member
  • dolorsitdolorsit Member Posts: 92 Member Member Posts: 92 Member
    Probably mostly due to apple and google's huge cut in app revenue. If you sign up with the app, MFP has to pay them 30% or so, versus zero if you sign up on the web site. I don't even have an account on my phone and don't pay for apps, though I have various web subscriptions for things.
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