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Private party app pulled from App Store by Apple

Enlarge (credit: Hinterhaus Productions | Getty Images)Despite over 82 million cases and over 1.75 million deaths due to COVID-19, many people are bound and determined to carry on with normal life. For some, that includes attending Saturday night ragers, just like they did in the Before Times. Reports of yet another secret party being broken up by law enforcement have become distressingly common.
Private party app pulled from App Store by Apple
4 months ago|Cupertino, United States

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Apple removes app promoting private parties in pandemic

US platform Vybe Together advertised "gatherings every weekend" to its thousands of users.

4 months ago|United Kingdom
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Apple removes Vybe Together app used to arrange parties during Covid

Creators of US app claim it was designed to promote small gatherings rather than large parties

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Apple Removes Vybe Together App For Flouting COVID-19 Restrictions, Promoting Parties

Apple has removed an app from its iOS App Store for flouting COVID-19 restrictions and promoting private parties during the pandemic, when people are recommended to stay indoors, even for things like work and school.

4 months ago|India
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Apple and TikTok banned an app used to arrange parties during Covid

Vybe Together, an app that allowed people to arrange and attend parties that might violate Covid-19 safety protocols, has been taken down from Apple's App Store, and its TikTok account has been shut down.

4 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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Exclusive app allowed people to promote secret ‘Covid parties’

‘We are a secret party app. Gatherings every weekend’, text in a promotional video for the app read

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Apple and Tik Tok ban app that promotes parties during COVID

It’s called “Vybe Together.”

4 months ago|Washington, United States
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Party’s over: Apple & TikTok deplatform ‘secret party’ app for promoting illegal gatherings amid Covid

A smartphone app claiming to serve as a gateway to a world of secret (and possibly illegal) parties — pandemic be damned— has been dropped by Apple’s app store and removed from TikTok for allegedly encouraging unsafe behavior.VybeTogether, a party-promoting app that sold itself as a tool to both organize and find secret parties in New York City in the era of Covid-19, has been all but wiped off the internet after a parade of scolds accused it of…

4 months ago|Russian Federation
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Apple removes app that promoted private parties during pandemic

Apple has taken down an iPhone app called Vybe Together that promoted private parties during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the now-deleted FAQ page of Vybe Together had said it was designed to promote "small gatherings" rather than "big parties." The app that used the tagline "Get your rebel on. Get your party on," has also been banned on TikTok. The app`s creators told The Verge that Apple was the one to take it off the App Store.

4 months ago|Noida, India
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App promoting secret 'pandemic parties' taken offline

The Vybe Together app promoted meeting up during the Covid-19 pandemic (Vybe)An app that helps organise and promote private parties during the coronavirus pandemic has been removed from Apple’s App Store.Vybe Together bills itself as a ‘private community to find, join and host parties’ and was set up during Covid-19. It urged users to ‘get your rebel on’ and meet up for gatherings despite the dangers of transmitting the virus.One video, circulat…

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Apple, TikTok Ban Party App

Apple and TikTok have taken steps to remove Vybe Together, an application that helps people organize parties...

4 months ago|Washington, United States
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