(Belga) Facebook has admitted on Wednesday that users, including young teens, have unleashed their habits on their phone, as a whole, with the utmost transparency, the emergence of Apple's anger.
The social network received information from the US TechCrunch web site, which was impossible for volunteers, from 13 to 35 years old, paying $ 20 per month, exactly what they were saying. to participate. Facebook has not denied that this payment payment program exists, but stressed that the users who have agreed to participate have made full knowledge of the facts. "Less than 5% of the people who participated in the market research program were teenagers," said the group, recalling the program called "Facebook Research App". "Everyone had their parents' written permission," said the spokesman for the social network in a brief statement. Apple has reacted strongly to this information, Facebook "violates" the agreement to use "research applications" as "hoping for intra-corporate integration". Apple brand blocked the process by Facebook to test their "iPhone" applications by canceling the electronic certificate of authorization. Apple also announced that the "app" has been suspended on its mobile device. But according to the Business Insider website, other iPhone applications are also blocked, allowing Facebook staff to use their daily routines and to communicate with each other or to book their places. business We have designed the "+ Enterprise Developer Program" exclusively for the distribution of applications. " Facebook has partnered (through this program) to distribute a data collection application to consumers, which clearly violates Apple's agreement, "wrote the group in an email to AFP. (Belgian)