Flappy Bird has been one of the breakout success stories of 2014, with it rising to the top of the app charts for iOS or Android. The Vietnamese developer was making close to $50,000 per day in advertising revenue from the apps. Many news outlets and media have been petitioning Dong Nguyen about interviews. Unable to cope with the fame and the growing tide of people who said the art assets have been ripped off from Nintendo games, the app has been pulled down.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.