You may have read earlier that Apple cut the cord to their social network, Ping. But now Apple have revealed that they have discontinued the Chomp service that they acquired this year.

Since it’s announcement on Monday, they have removed the app completely from the iTunes App Store, and those who already have to app will, instead of receiving the usual screen, users will now receive a message informing them of the service’s close, upon clicking OK the user will automatically go to the App Store.

Which basically means that Apple only acquired the service to build upon their own store, which has already had a few upgrades recently, including Facebook integration and better app discovery.

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