Apple put it on privacy above all, to its users and they decided block internal Facebook applications So they do not run iOS, after several controversial practices Mark Zuckerberg to make the social network.
Exactly, Apple has decided Certificate of your business application developer to retire to Facebookwhat prevents it to distribute internal applications in iOS App review of the App Store during the process of reviewing huge social networks.
Apple and Facebook have not argued for the privacy of their users. (LOIC VENANCE / AFP photo)
this It does not mean that they stop Like applications Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp, but Preliminary and beta versions, as well other applications Inside there are thousands of Facebook employees used to choose from as a transport application and another for a menu.
Why it was decided
du aggressive When Apple responded, it was known that Facebook used an application To know how to spy on adolescents between 13 and 17 years of ageThey were enrolled in a program and paid $ 20 a month.
It was the used application Facebook Research, and under that title, as TechCrunch revealed, there was really a kind spy software He sent him to the giant park of Menlo Park Complete information about the use of the phone: Installed applications, use of each one or navigation history. Distribute the Facebook app without going to the Apple Store Thanks to Apple's developer certification.
Practical use spy software Zuckerberg already used it and purchased the Onavo Protect in 2013, which was essentially supported by spyware. see user behavior and take it strategic decisions in the social network design or accelerate Acquire WhatsApp In 2014
Apple removes the company's application developer certification to Facebook, which prevents the internal distribution of iOS applications. (LOIC VENANCE / AFP photo)
In a statement given by the recode, Apple said it was Facebook "Clear Agreement with Apple Agreement". Any developer who violates this agreement, said the giant Cupertino, distribution certificates are revoked, "in this case we made our users and their data protected".
Apple and Facebook have already been Discussing privacyBut Manzanita is the first time that determines this action it directly blocks some Facebook activities.
In March, CEO of Apple, Tim CookCambridge Analytics, who manages the scandal for exchange of data, criticized Facebook, "if I could not be in that situation" if it was in charge of the company. CEO Mark Zuckerbergen told reporters later "Very simple" and talked about Apple's business "Work is harder to load more".
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