Apple’s iOS 14 privacy change will benefit Facebook, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has claimed that “we are in a good position”. Facebook and Apple have been at loggerheads over privacy policies for the past few days.
Asked about Apple’s privacy changes to iOS 14 at an event, Mark Zuckerberg said, “Apple has made some privacy changes to its iOS 14. It will benefit Facebook. Many companies around the world will use Facebook’s platform to trade and transact. This is because Apple’s new policy will make it harder for these companies to find and use their customer data.
Mark Zuckerberg also said that Facebook is working on focusing on the transactions of small businesses and updating their processes.
Facebook and Apple have been at loggerheads for the past few days. Apple has made some changes to its iOS 14 to give its users more control over their data, no one using their data without their permission, and more transparency. As a result, Facebook will no longer be able to use users’ data without their permission. Facebook had criticized Apple over that.
Apple has repeatedly criticized Facebook for collecting user data and using it for advertising. Apple has introduced a special feature to prevent misuse of their users’ private data. Facebook had expressed displeasure over this as it would have a direct impact on Facebook’s revenue
Earlier, Apple had announced that it would bring a new feature iOS 14 to the market. The purpose of this feature is to make users’ private data more secure. According to him, any other app along with Facebook will now have to get the permission of the users before using the data in Apple.
Facebook has always been accused of using users’ data without asking them through WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger, hitting users with advertisements through that data and generating huge revenue through it. Apple’s revenue does not depend on advertising. It comes through their App Store and Device Products. Facebook’s revenue depends on its advertising. Therefore, a large amount of private data of users is collected from this company.