• Apple forced Google to copy a great iPhone privacy feature

    1 month ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    When the mandatory app privacy labels started rolling on in the App Store a few months ago, Facebook launched a massive anti-Apple campaign, accusing the iPhone maker that the new App Store policies threaten the open web and the livelihood of small businesses. Many pointed out Facebook's hypocrisy in its criticisms. The app privacy labels are meant to inform users who want to know how apps are tracking them on iPhone and iPad. They do not prevent the actual tracking, only notifying users of the kind of personal data apps can access. Despite criticisms, Facebook said it would comply with...
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  • Google to show Apple-like Privacy Labels for each app in Play Store starting next year

    Google to show Apple-like Privacy Labels for each app in Play Store starting next year

    1 month ago - By The Mobile Indian

    Google has announced that it will soon make it mandatory for developers to disclose what data their apps collect in order to be transparent with the users in regards to privacy. For this, the Google Play store will have a safety section that will help people understand the data an app collects or shares, if that data is secured, and additional details that impact privacy and security.
    This functionality works similar to how Apple's privacy labels work which shows the data collection stats for each app in the App store. "Developers agree that people should have transparency and control over...
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  • Google Play will follow Apple app store 'privacy labels'

    Google Play will follow Apple app store 'privacy labels'

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    Google Play Store set to implement privacy label system that looks suspiciously familiar...
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