In response to Facebook's controversial application for collecting data from users between 13 and 35, TechCrunch now reveals Google also has an app to collect browsing data, that too Business Certificates I've violated Apple's policies.
As with the Facebook application, it called the Google VPN app Screen subway I should use it A special system offered by Apple companies In order to distribute internal applications, other users have the ability to navigate their app data.
But there are huge differences between Google and the "Atlas Project" controversy.
Google's first help page Pointwise collects information about your internet usage from the time you visit a selected application. " Pointing at all Adults over the age of 18Although 13-year-old children can participate in the research, they must be allowed to live in the same house of the same adult. Facebook did not ask for it.
When participating in Screenwise, Google receives the awardRegalia cardsor it also allows you to deactivate user tracking.
Google explains how the app works: "When you use the installed meter devices, Data will be shared securely with Google. Thus, for example, you'll find the sites you visit, the used applications, your TV on your TV, how you use it, your device's IP address and cookies. "
This point marks a difference with Facebook, which has given third-party tracking, when Google is doing research.
"We learn from the information screened on the screen, surf the Internet or watch TV hours, how long the web site and applications last longer, what kind of websites, applications and popular television (or not), and how you interact with the media, there is more than one screen compete. " It adds businesses.
It was released in Screenwise in 2012, and although it is much more clear than the Facebook project, it would violate Apple's development standards, which set business certifications, which allows companies to make apps outside the App Store. Apple only uses it among employees of a company and not with the public.
In this regard, we will continue to wait for Apple to take action, because the block company has not made too much to ban Facebook's controversial application with the same violation.