Prime Video, an Amazon application that hosts all of its streaming content disappeared from the Apple App Store without explanation from Amazon on Friday. According to an Amazon spokeswoman, the problem arose from a "technical issue", adding that the application should be restored shortly.
Twitter users started tagging releases and had their main video posted within TechCrunch and AppleInsider reports on Friday morning with several mobile users sharing screenshots of update attempts appeared in a notice that read, "The developer has removed this application from the App Store." According to various reports, the app was also missing from Apple TV.
Gizmodo has confirmed that Prime Video is no longer available for download through the App Store, though the program itself seems to be working fine. On Twitter, where users were chatting about problems finding the app in the app store, the Prime Video account still didn't respond Friday afternoon. As of just after 1pm. ET, the last post to share an account, was tweeted 13 hours before.
Asked for comment, Apple's spokeswoman sent us to Prime Video PR. An Amazon spokesman told Gizmodo via email that the technical issue was causing the disappearance, and said the app would soon be restored in the App Store.
Update 3:00 PM ET: Added an Amazon comment.