Baby shaker app for iPhone stirs up controversy

Baby shaker app for iPhone stirs up controversy
You'll find plenty of fun loving software available for the iPhone through its app store. But a surprising App managed to find its way past all those tightly scrutinizing eyes for approval from Apple. The Baby Shaker app, developed by Sikalosoft, enables users to shake the phone uncontrollably in order to quell the crying from a hand drawn baby until red X marks appear over its eyes. Raising children can be quite a challenge, but who says that this app can be used as a stress reliever? Advocates against the tiny bit of software, such as The Sarah Jane Brain Foundation, protested heavily against the popular program that only costs 99 cents to download. Apple eventually showed humility and admitted fault for approving the controversial app and quickly removed it from further distribution.

source: Yahoo

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13 Comments

1. YouLostTheGame

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

People have no sense of humor!

2. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

I agree. No sense of humor at all (its a sick senbse of humor, but nevertheless, it is still humor). Also, this is old news. This has been on other sites for a couple of days now. (news sites anyway)

3. tmofanboy432

Posts: 139; Member since: Jan 12, 2009

lol

4. vzw fanman

Posts: 1976; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

haha lol you always gotta get them hatters

5. BBBOY

Posts: 18; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

I personaly do not find any humor in this. I think this is really sick.

6. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Yeah it's not really funny but at the same time I don't think it's that terrible. But honestly Apple should have just disapproved the applicaiton so we wouldn't have to to be talking about this right now.

7. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Yeah I agree as well.

8. VGirl

Posts: 27; Member since: Jan 14, 2009

Wow! How could anyone find joy in that!?! Its not even trying to find a sense of humor about it, its just plain wrong!!

9. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Hilarious!!!

10. Astromanaught

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

I concur. I do understand why some people wouldnt find it funny, but to find it offensive? I mean really you have to be THE SCUM OF THE EARTH for shaking a real baby to death.

11. heavybreathing

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

Fantastic! Now i can practice for the real thing!

12. smimi15

Posts: 21; Member since: Apr 05, 2008

Wow. I'm pretty sure that this exactly the response that Apple was trying to avoid. Some people find it funny and that's fine. Some people find it offensive, and that's fine. Some idiots like heavybreathing joke about the real thing, and that's pathetic.

13. heavybreathing

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

And some peoplel ie smimi15 take the internet seriously. And thats pathetic.

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