People nowadays say, ‘there’s an app for that!’ — and it seems like there’s an app for absolutely everything. There are now millions of apps available for download for iPhone and Android smartphones. These apps are created for various purposes; for games, dating, work, and all sorts of things, whatever you can think of, more than likely there’s an app for it.
With the proliferation of apps, there’s also bound to be some that raise eyebrows and cause people to talk. These shady developments can be used for highly controversial and even criminal intentions, thus they were banned. Here are some of the most controversial apps to ever be released.
I Am Rich
‘I am Rich’ was a useless and somewhat ridiculous app that was first sold at the Apple App Store. Priced for an astounding $999, the app was pretty useless — once you open it, there is a simple red diamond to show off how rich and/or stupid you were to buy the app. Apple pulled the plug without explanation, but amazingly 8 people had bought the app on the short time it was available for download!
So have you ever gotten buzzed after drinking at a bar and still need to get home? The worry is, we could potentially get caught by the police and get arrested for DUI charges. To solve this problem, developers created apps like ‘Buzzed’ and ‘Tipsy’ to inform people where the DUI checkpoints are located in their area. The app was trying to help people get away with drunk driving. Now, that sounds pretty illegal to us…