Tweetie 1.3 Now Approved for the App Store!

Was it the outcry on Twitter? The evisceration courtesy of numerous blogs? Or did someone at Apple actually take our advice and wake up? We don't know. But we do know this: according to developer Loren Brichter:

Great news! [Tweetie] 1.3 has now been approved! Alright Apple!

Hopefully this wasn't as capricious a reversal as it was an earlier refusal, and Apple is actually investing some thought in how to get the App Store approval process back on track.

Hey, we can dream, right?

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Rene Ritchie

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Tweetie 1.3 Now Approved for the App Store!


I'm glad it got approved. I'm dismayed it took viral spread of this outrageously silly story to get it done. The fact that this case is closed should not mislead anyone into thinking Apple has fixed the root of the problem--an overzealous and underfunded censorship policy.

You are severely over-rating the appeal of and usage of third party app stores icebike. They are pretty much only used by geeks. They have about as much of a negative effect on the AppStore as Creative MP3 players do on iPod sales.