Apple withdrew Telegram from App Store for proliferation of pedophilia

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Apple revealed the reason for removing the messenger Telegram from the App Store on the 31st.

According to the portal 9to5Mac, WhatsApp’s main rival was used to share child pornography, a crime in Brazil, the United States and several other countries.

In the message, the person responsible for the App Store, Phil Schiller, says that the application was removed from the air as soon as the company became aware that material related to the practice of pedophilia circulated in the messenger.

1 of 1 Telegram was removed from the App Store for sharing child pornography – Photo: Marvin Costa / dnetc

Telegram was removed from the App Store for sharing child pornography – Photo: Marvin Costa / dnetc

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Apple also reported the crime to the responsible authorities and to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a US nonprofit organization.

The person responsible for the iPhone and the Telegram developers worked together to remove inappropriate content from the application, in addition to banning users responsible for the posts.

Last week, users of WhatsApp’s rival were surprised when the messenger and its alternate version, Telegram X, were removed from the iPhone store without explanation.

The justification came from the app’s creator, Pavel Durov, who explained that Apple had deleted the app due to “inappropriate content” and that arrangements were being made for Telegram to be released again.

Messengers have not been removed from the devices of those who have installed them before.

Telegram returned to the App store more than 24 hours later, at 2pm on Thursday, 1st.

Until then, the severity of the shared material was not known.

With information from 9to5Mac