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June 21 2018, 12:23 | Alexander Lowe

Apple hits hard on privacy, Memoji in new iOS update

Everything You Need To Know From Apple’s WWDC 2018 Keynote

This would also apply to tools such as like buttons and the comment sections of social networks, Apple executive Craig Federighi demonstrated during a presentation at the company's annual developer conference. Current CEO Tim Cook strengthened that belief, telling CNN on Monday that the company still values that privacy.

The changes are not Apple's most expansive in the privacy space, simply an evolution. On iOS, you'll see how you and your family use your i-devices to figure out.well, where all that time you spent watching YouTube or scrolling Facebook went.

Apple said iOS 12 will significantly improve how apps load and other performance features on iOS devices.

When users encounter "like" and "share" buttons from Facebook, the Safari browser will bring up a prompt, asking: "Do you want to allow "facebook.com" to use cookies and website data while browsing?" He said that the idea to do something like this "is so foreign" to Apple.

Perhaps the most interesting part of WWDC came towards the end when Apple took a clear sideswipe at Facebook. 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. But when a prompt ask users whether they want to be tracked or not in no uncertain language, most are going to say no.

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The new feature, called Screen Time, will allow parents to monitor the amount of time their children spend on specific apps and to set limits on iPhones and iPads. It will also stop advertisers from collecting your device unique characteristics (fingerprinting) so that they can't identify your device.

WatchOS will also be tweaked to include Walkie-Talkie - a push-to-talk Watch app, that will let two users chat together via 4G or Wi-Fi.

While introducing this feature to the world, Apple made a decision to show Facebook apps as an example, which is amusing because they could have chosen any other app.

Apple Inc. introduced features to help iPhone users put down their phones - at least temporarily - after criticism over claims people were addicted to the company's flagship device and following similar moves to combat smartphone addiction by competitors.

"The things mentioned in the Times article about relationship status, all these kinds of things, is so foreign to us, and not data that we have ever received at all or requested - zero", Cook told NPR.



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