While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not mention Apple during a congressional hearing concerning data privacy and social media matters on Tuesday, a photo of his prepared notes shows he was ready to drag the iPhone maker into the discussion.
Zuckerberg’s notes say, “When you install an app on your iPhone, you give it access to some information, just like when you login with [Facebook],”
“We’ve solved problems before”
Well the only reason why Zuckerberg would do this is because, Apple has been portrayed as a company that makes money by selling hardware instead of ads, superior to facebook.
Mark Zuckerberg said, “He has never seen Apple notifying users about any misuse of their data”.
Here’s what Tom cook said. “The truth is, we could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer — if our customer was our product,” Cook said. “We’ve elected not to do that.”
One of the topics he was prepared to discuss was, whether he planned to resign from Facebook. His answer “Short answer: No “I made mistakes,” Zuckerberg’s notes read. Solving this problem, they continued, is a “big challenge, but we’ve solved problems before [and we’re] going to solve this one.