Facebook’s removal of a free mobile phone numbers extractor app from the company’s app store caused a flurry of excitement.
The news spread quickly online, with people posting their excitement on Twitter.
A few hours later, Facebook confirmed to Mashable that it had removed the free mobile numbers extractors application from the app store.
Users can now use the free numbers extracters app to obtain phone numbers for free from Facebook, according to the company.
Facebook says it will update the app to include more phone numbers in the future.
“The number extractions app for iPhone and Android users will be updated to include phone numbers and their phone numbers are available for phone numbers from the Facebook mobile app,” the company wrote in a blog post.
“We are committed to making the numbers extraction app the best app for phone number numbers and we hope that our customers will continue to enjoy the app.”
Free mobile phone codes extraction app is now offline.
pic.twitter.com/x2x8xHZ0uE— Facebook (@fb) January 15, 2021A number of people on Twitter expressed frustration that Facebook had removed their free phone numbers extraction tool.
“Why are you deleting this app?
Its a tool I use to access my phone number,” wrote one user.
“This app would be great if you would make it available for everyone,” wrote another.
“Please get it back,” one Twitter user asked.
Some people had a different reaction.
“I just got rid of my free phone number phone extractors, and I am thrilled,” said one Twitter customer.
“You guys are great,” wrote a third.
Facebook is known for its free mobile phones numbers extraction apps.
It removed the phone numbers app from some users’ iPhones in October and again in February.
The company has also removed some of its popular phone numbers collection tools in recent years, including a tool that could extract phone numbers with an iPhone app.