Apple might shut down one of the most successful iMessage sticker packs

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One of the more brilliant uses of iMessage stickers won’t be around for much longer. The creator of Phoneys — a sticker set that replaces a friend’s blue text message bubble with a fake one containing some sort of funny phrase — said today that Apple has asked him to completely change the app before this coming Thursday, or else it’ll be pulled from the store.

The problem seems to be some combination of Phoneys using Apple’s font and style and the company’s disapproval of prank apps. It’s not all that surprising — while Phoneys keeps its text message replacements good-natured, it’s easy to imagine how some other sticker pack could take this concept and run with it to a much less appropriate place.

And at a basic level, the results of…

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