Apple yanks Vybe Together app from App Store for promoting unsafe gatherings

Apple has yanked an app from the App Store dibbed “Vybe Together” that encouraged users to organize secret underground parties despite social distancing measures and U.S. pandemic restrictions, reports The Verge. Its TikTok account has also been banned.

Vybe Together billed itself on TikTok and its website as a place to organize and attend underground parties, using the tagline “Get your rebel on. Get your party on.” Organizers would have to approve everyone who wanted to attend, and the ones that got approved would receive the address two hours before the event. Most of these gatherings would have been illegal under current U.S. pandemic restrictions, notes The Verge.