Facebook considered charging companies for access to user data — now Mark Zuckerberg says it was because of Apple's restrictions on iPhone apps (AAPL, FB)
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 · Explosive documents show that in 2012 Facebook internally considered charging developers for access to its platform, which enables them to see and collect user data.
· In a public post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the discussions were because Apple's restrictions on what iPhone developers can do threatened its business...
Internal emails from Facebook reveal how the company gave more access to some outside companies and app developers than others, despite the company saying it fixed its data sharing policies in 2014. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson explains what the documents show and how Facebook is responding.
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