Apple reveals new iOS 12 privacy features

OLIXARApple iPhone SE 2 could be released tomorrow at WWDC 2018

OLIXARApple iPhone SE 2 could be released tomorrow at WWDC 2018

ScreenshotThe next version of Apple's Safari browser will allow users alert users to the tracking Facebook and other companies do through "like" buttons and comment boxes and allow them to block it.

"I think we are all going to be using Do-Not-Disturb a whole lot more", Federighi said.

SYDELL: Well, he doesn't deny that Apple may very well have had access to this information, but he says they would have no reason to use it. "This year, we're shutting that down".

Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the iPhone maker's data practices Monday in the wake of an explosive New York Times report that said it was among tech firms that had access to Facebook users' personal information - insisting "we've never been in the data business".

But, if it proves to be popular, the possibility of Google adopting a similar feature for Chrome, both on desktop operating systems and its Android mobile operating system, would increase the pressure on Facebook to react.

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After recent news that Facebook provided "deep access" to smart device makers to access user data, and that the company also failed to report this information to consumers or the USA government, many are publicly voicing their displeasure with the actions of the social network company. Safari will share a "simplified" profile to thwart this, Apple said. When iOS 12 releases later this year, it will be available to all of the same iPhones that are capable of running iOS 11.

The company is also taking they spend with particular apps and to fight back against the tactics Facebook and other companies use to repeatedly lure them back into their services.

Apple's iOS 12 and macOS Mojave come with features, which will make it harder for social networks like Facebook, and online advertisers to track users based on their browsing habits.

AppleIn showing off the new App Limits feature for the iPhone, Apple used Facebook-owned Instagram as its example for an app that might be block for exceeding preset time limits.

Apple, kicking off its annual developer's conference, appeared to be setting itself apart from Facebook, which has drawn the ire of privacy activists, and even showed how its software could prevent the social network from tracking users on Apple devices. "The world is recognizing that being always on, becoming increasingly addicted to our phones, and all these apps and social media, makes us less productive". Cook's: "I wouldn't be in that situation". At the same time, European regulators have called for stricter privacy controls for users, called the GDPR, which went into effect in May.

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