Bullet Messenger (子弹短信) has been removed from the iOS App Store less than two months after the initial launch. On Tuesday, many Chinese netizens discovered that Bullet Messenger app no longer appears in the search result of iOS App Store. Users who have previously purchased the messaging app could no longer download the app as well.

Update: The app has been restored to Apple’s App Store once again on Wednesday and is now available for download. There are no new app updates visible in the store, however.

According to local media (in Chinese), the messaging app has said in response that it is undergoing a “review process” for re-launching in the app store.

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Nicole Jao is a reporter based in Beijing. She’s passionate about emerging trends, news, and stories of human interest within the world of technology. Connect with her on Twitter or via email: nicole.jao.iting@gmail.com.