I made HackerNews frontpage yesterday 🎉 I wish it was for something more fun and not a Twitter rant.
Google Play decided that Saturday evening is a good time to remove the app from the Playstore with minimal information. We had to deal with many support requests on Sunday (and Google Ads stopped). The next day they replied to us with the reason: “Your app currently only includes a feature to flag inappropriate users. According to User Generated Content policy, the app must provide a user-friendly, in-app system for reporting objectionable UGC(objectionable content) and take action against that UGC where appropriate.” Of course, our app reports content reporting, but the button was “Report User”, so we changed the button to “Report”, submitted the app again, and we’re back in the store.
EskomSePush removed from the Google Play Store https://t.co/cssbUeHpKy— MyBroadband (@mybroadband) March 15, 2021