Chinese social e-commerce platform Pinduoduo is among around 700 apps removed from Apple’s China App Store after the latest version of the PDD app was found to contain a technical bug, our sister site is reporting.

No details have been provided indicating the nature of the bug, but the company says it has been in contact with Apple and the app will be back online after the issue has been resolved. The removal only affects buyers on the platform and not its merchant’s app. Users of numerous Chinese Android stores also remain unaffected, as well as iOS users who have already downloaded the app.

Update: The app reappeared in the App Store around 11 pm on November 27.

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Chris Udemans

Christopher Udemans is a Shanghai-based data and graphics reporter. He covers Chinese artificial intelligence, mobility, and cybersecurity. You can contact him at chrisudemans [at] technode [dot] com.