FlappybirdFollowing the removal of Flappy Bird from the App Store, some business iPhone owners have specified their phones– with Flappy Birds mounted– on eBay.

The listings have drawn in interest from major media outlets, yet eBay is actively canceling the directories because all mobile phones and tablet computers sold on the auction website are required to be brought back to manufacturing facility environments. One user provided MacRumors the e-mail that eBay sent him when it eliminated his directory.

After examining your eBay account, it appears that you have actually not complied with eBay’s standards to detail a gadget that can hold media or software. Because of this, we have actually taken the complying with action:

– Listings have actually been eliminated.
– We have credited all linked charges besides the final value cost for your listing(s).

Smartphones and tablet computers need to be recovered to manufacturing plant settings just before they are allowed to be offered on eBay. Kindly take out all content from your gadget, including the game Flappy Bird, prior to you attempt to specify your thing again. Kindly be sure your present and future directories comply with these standards, bearing in mind that added directory offenses could lead to the suspension of your account.

We comprehend that you could have been unaware of these standards, and we urge you to discover how to keep your experiences on eBay successful.

We cherish your cooperation.
Many thanks,


Flappy Birds designer Dong Nguyen stated in a job interview earlier today that his game came to be “a habit forming product” and he eliminated the application to shield customers from the game. iPhone proprietors that have actually already downloaded Flappy Bird could remain to play it as Nguyen could not delete the app from phones where it is already set up.

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