Apple chief Tim Cook criticises Facebook privacy strategy

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Apple's CEO Tim Cook has bashed Facebook's business model and saying detailed profiles of individual's information shouldn't exist on any social media platform.

"We could make a ton of money if we monetized our customers, if our customers were our product", Cook said an the interview with Kara Swisher and Chris Hayes. "We've elected not to do that", he continued. "Privacy to us is a human right, a civil liberty". In the last few weeks, as Facebook has been dealing with the fallout from fake news and now the data breach, Mark Zuckerberg and his team are in full firefighting mode. "I think the best regulation is no regulation, is self-regulation", he said. "I think that this certain situation is so dire and has become so large that probably some well-crafted regulation is necessary", Cook added. We make sure all the movies are coded in such a way where you can say, "I only want my child looking at G movies", or whatever, or we have a parental control around apps.

In an interview about App Store policies, Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested watching adult content on Apple devices is not as bad an idea as the company's late founder Steve Jobs thought.

"I think it's their decision". He has since made an apology for the misuse of personal data belonging to millions of users of the social network and talked about the steps the company will take to safeguard users' privacy.

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"At stake is the data security of hundreds of millions of law-abiding people and setting a unsafe precedent that threatens everyone's civil liberties", he continued.

"This case is about much more than a single phone or a single investigation, so when we received the government's order we knew we had to speak out", Cook said in an email to employees in February 2016. Now he has to deal with a #DeleteFacebook campaign that is trending, and is expected to testify before Congress on how something like this could happen in the first place.

When asked what he would do if he were in Mark Zuckerburg's shoes right now, Cook replied, " What would I do?

Still, Cook's comments to MSNBC clearly indicate there will be no porn-related apps on the App Store any time soon.

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