500px for iOS withdrawn by Apple because of nude photographies

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The photo sharing site 500px.com has seen its application for iPhone and iPad removed by Apple of the AppStore. The origin of this withdrawal is the ability for users running the 500px for iOS app to view nude photographs on their iDevice …

The COO of 500px himself, Evgeny Tchebotarev, specifies that the search tool for 500px iOS app foreclosed nude photos of search results as the app is set by default on “safe mode”. However, it was possible for them to log on to their 500px account online in their Internet browser to disconnect the safe mode. Aware that this could allow users to see photos containing nudity on their iOS smartphone or tablet was a problem, 500px developers have meanwhile submitted an updated version to Apple. But the schedule was just too tight and 500px iOS app has still been removed by Apple supervisors who ensure the compliance of iOS applications with the company’s guidelines…

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This has cost 500px its iOS application, which, I have no doubt about that, should be back on Apple’s smartphones and tablets very quick, once corrected and apprived. 500px also says, as a reminder, that if the iOS app is not currently available, its equivalent for Android is always on available on Google Play …