Apple will let you know when Facebook is snooping on you

Apple will let you know when Facebook is snooping on you

"What we did was we integrated the ability to share in the operating system, make it simple to share a photo and that sort of thing", Cook also added. "So this year, we're shutting that down", said Ferguson.

Following this, Tim Cook, Chief Executive at Apple, previously described Facebook's practices as being an "invasion of privacy" because of Facebook "keeping watch over people in ways the might not be aware of", according to the BBC. Even if you don't click, Facebook registers that you loaded the button, which means they get a map of every Like-enabled site you've been to, just the kind of data that advertisers will pay to target against.

One of the new features, which will be built into the next version of the company's Safari web browser, will block Facebook and other companies from using the "like" buttons and comment fields that often appear on pages around the web.

Beyond the social media update, Apple also said the new software updates will create and store strong passwords and flag reused passwords so users can change them.

Some of the new features will allow users to block Facebook and other ad network operators from tracking their movements on the web.

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Apple veered from tradition slightly and stuck only to software updates, said Gene Munster, managing partner at Loup Ventures. They have some services. The social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a new tool at its developer conference last month that he claimed would give users as much control over their Facebook browsing history as web browsers do.

Elsewhere, Cook told CNN that governments needed to step in and regulate tech firms, because "this privacy thing has gotten totally out of control". And in demonstrating App Limits, the app that got cut off was Instagram, which Facebook owns. "They beg us to use our phone when we really should be occupying ourselves with something else".

Earlier this year, Apple added a new privacy panel to its operating systems, explaining in plain language why, how, and what data is collected from Apple devices and by specific applications. Lax policies around sharing data with third parties led to the leak of Facebook user information to consultancy Cambridge Analytica, which worked on Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

Meanwhile, Apple has seized the opportunity to cast itself as the best behaved player in tech. Unlike those and other tech giants, Apple isn't dependent on advertising, instead getting the almost all of its revenue from sales of devices and related services.

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