Twitter's Vine Editor's Pick Showcases Porn, Apple Retaliates

It seems after Vine, the video-sharing app that allows Twitter users to share six-second looping video clips was launched, a pornographic video was briefly showcased on the app's "Editor Pick" list.

The clip appeared momentarily, but it was spotted before it was swiftly taken down. A video sporting the "I love NY" logo is currently the top editor's pick.

The clip itself was protected by an NSFW filter, with users having to click on the screen to view the video.

"A human error resulted in a video with adult content becoming one of the videos in Editor's Picks, and upon realizing this mistake we removed the video immediately," said a Twitter representative. "We apologize to our users for the error."

Apple, which is known for its strict policy over adult content and nudity, responded by removing Vine from the 'Editor's Choice' section of the iOS App Store. The company recently removed a popular photography application as it allegedly allowed easy access to nude photos.

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  • soo-nah-mee
    Thanks Apple for protecting me from all that harmful porn. I thoroughly enjoy being restricted in how I use my device. Freedom of choice is WAY overrated!
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  • unoriginal1
    bak0nSince my 6 year old uses apple I'm glad to see such measures. If she wants to do stuff after she's out of my house, more power to her. But at 6, sorry, I don't want it fed through my supplied media.

    What is a 6 year old doing with an apple product? Correct me if im wrong but shouldn't she still be playing with Dolls and such.

    To each their own I suppose
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  • fedelm
    Go plough yourself, Apple.

    /Vernon Roche
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  • soo-nah-mee
    Thanks Apple for protecting me from all that harmful porn. I thoroughly enjoy being restricted in how I use my device. Freedom of choice is WAY overrated!
    18