Granted, Apple does have a lot of apps to keep track of in its App Store – the number was at 100,000 as of November – but that didn't excuse it from letting the notorious
"Baby Shaker" app
onto its site in April. That app, if you don't recall, involved shaking the iPhone vigorously to get an on-screen baby to stop crying.
Separately, Pepsi in October apologized via Twitter for and eventually pulled an App Store entry called "
Amp Up Before You Score
" that offered guys advice on how to pick up various types of women and document all this on a "brag list" online.