Tech View: Facebook cries foul over Apple’s giant switch-off
The rollout of enhanced privacy features on the iPhone allows users to disable online tracking, which is a huge blow to the social media giant’s business model
Operating system updates tend not to be controversial. They certainly don’t result in months-long campaigns opposing them in anticipation of their rollout. But Apple’s most recent update to its operating system iOS 14.5 has more than bucked that trend.
For months, app developers, most loudly Facebook, have been crying out about the restrictions Apple’s update will impose on them. Mark Zuckerberg’s social media giant has gone to great lengths to portray itself...
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