Apple takes down a site that helped fans find its products

Regardless of which side you wish to take, and even if you're sitting on the fence, it's undeniable that Apple and its products drive demand like no other...
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8. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

oh apple.....(-_- ).. ( -_-).. (-_- ).. ( -_-)

12. iGeek

Posts: 171; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

They took down my iOS 7 page and they refused to give it back its has 300 k likes ! Since that time I hated Apple

19. deejay52420

Posts: 29; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I got a gold iphone from the store using the website the employee was asking a lot of questionslike how did I know it was in stock and stuff then started writing down the site...lil b***h! I wonder do she have something to do with it

35. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

It was all over the internet. It wasn't a secret.

22. Rayvelynn

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Google can blacklist a website if they find that it may have malware for small business/big business websites. Which I think is good to protect the users.

23. ilia1986 unregistered

lol apple is making it way too easy for the world to hate it..

24. GoGoGalaxyNexus

Posts: 80; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

That is the way the devil pays his worshipers

26. rabidhunter

Posts: 90; Member since: Jul 05, 2013

Interesting how they would shut down a website with the intent and purpose to help consumers track down and purchase it's products.

42. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

That's my thoughts. It seems like anything that drives people to your product, and doesn't cost you a dime, would be a good thing.

46. Jommick

Posts: 221; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

They're more concerned about generating their revenue in-house, because it means better profits for them, as well as additional sales from accessories. Plus, they "know their products better" - it's the same reason your carrier will probably end up telling you to have your service set up in their store. It just means more money for them.

50. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

They weren't a resaler though. They were directing people to apples stores that had stock. So it was a win for apple. That's my thing.

28. b1acktiger

Posts: 223; Member since: May 19, 2012

Sad to see news like this. Even after the late comer in mobile phone industry, apple's money and muscle power making trouble for others.

31. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Apple's customer service is unmatched so having third parties ruin their flawless customer experience, Apple has every right to do so...

39. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They sure do GK +1

32. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Smart move apple, run your own business. +1

47. Sauce unregistered

A lot of these fan boy haters seem to know how to run such a business like Apple now a days. It's hilarious xD

49. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Exactly, yet the don't have a rising Stock price, nor do they have 426+ billion in the bank yet they know how to be an armchair chief executive officer +1
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