flappy bird ios

Following the untimely death of Flappy Bird hundreds of developers began creating clones of the game hoping to cash in on the $50,000 a day revenue that Flappy Bird was reportedly earning. According to a recent report it looks as if Google and Apple are getting a little sick of Flappy this and Flappy that and have started to reject games of a similar nature.

Along with the hundreds of clones various apps on Google Play posing as Nguyen’s legendary app have been dishing out malware and viruses – not good at all. TechCrunch has reported that a number of developers have started to have submissions for clones rejected and blocked by both app stores.

One developer received the following notice from Apple:


22.2: Apps that contain false, fraudulent or misleading representations will be rejected
We found that your app, and/or its metadata, contains content that could be misleading to users, which is not in compliance with the App Store Review Guidelines.
We found your app name attempts to leverage a popular app.

Taking a quick look at Twitter it also seems that a number of other developers have been receiving rejection notices for simply having “Flappy” in the title.

So if you’re hoping to cash in on the Flappy Fiasco it’s looking like you’re going to have to be a little more creative with the name as well as the overall premise of the game. In fact, just create something new. There’s enough Flappy Bird clones to curb anyone’s addition.

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