Apple pulls Twitter’s Vine app from App Store ‘Editors’ Choice’ list over hardcore porn concerns

“The Twitter-owned short video sharing app Vine on Monday was stripped of its Editors’ Choice designation and was removed from the Featured section of the App Store after media caught wind of the service’s ability to weed out pornographic content,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider.

“Adding to Vine’s woes was a pornographic clip that was briefly promoted as an ‘Editor’s Pick’ shortly after its release last Thursday, leading some to question whether the new video sharing service has a ‘porn problem,’” Campbell reports. “As reported by CNET, Vine responded by taking down the video and issuing an apology, citing ‘human error’ as the cause of the mistake.”

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MacDailyNews Note: Our quick and dirty iPhone porn test video remains on Vine here (via Twitter).

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