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Sacrilegious iPhone Apps

‘Me So Holy' Deemed Too Devilish by Apple

— May 14, 2009 — Pop Culture
The ‘Me So Holy’ app for Apple’s iPhone has recently been deemed too devilish to be put on your iPhone. The application lets its users upload a religious figure of their choosing and then place a photo of themselves into the photo—instantly transforming their photo into a saintly version of themselves.

The program was made in good fun; however, apparently the ‘Me So Holy’ iPhone app wasn’t funny to the Apple team, who found it too offensive for sale.
Trend Themes
1. Controversial Mobile Apps - There is a growing trend of controversial mobile apps that push the boundaries of what is acceptable in mobile app stores.
2. Personalized Photo Editing Applications - There is an increasing demand for personalized photo editing applications, which can transform photos into artistic, humorous or stylized versions of themselves.
3. Religious-themed Technology Products - There is a niche for religious-themed technology products, such as apps, devices and software that cater to the spiritual or religious needs of consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Mobile App Development - Developers need to be aware of the content restrictions and community standards of mobile app stores in order to create apps that are both innovative and acceptable.
2. Photography and Imaging - As photo editing apps continue to grow in popularity, there are opportunities for innovation in developing more sophisticated and customizable tools that cater to a wide range of users.
3. Religious and Spiritual Products - There is a market for technology products that provide religious or spiritual guidance, such as meditation apps, virtual temples, and interactive prayer books.
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