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Another Ridiculous App Store Rejection

You can’t make this stuff up. Apple has rejected the latest version of Tweetie — currently the most popular Twitter client in the App Store — because there’s a swear word in the current list of top Twitter trends. The trends feature isn’t new to this version of Tweetie, nor is Tweetie the only iPhone Twitter client that has the feature. It’s just that there happens to be a dirty word in the trend list now.

Update: As of two hours ago, Tweetie 1.3 was approved by Apple, curse words in trends be damned.

Tuesday, 10 March 2009