The Flap Over Flappy Bird

The mystery of why the app "Flappy Bird"- the former most popular free mobile game on both Apple's App store and Google's Android Play stores- was grounded by its developer is growing. After putting out a tweet saying "Twenty-two hours from now, I will take Flappy Bird down" and adding "It is not anything related to legal issues" the Vietnam-based independent developer took down the app. Flappy Bird is a very simple game- users just steer the bird through pipes- but it's very addictive.

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