Google Acts After Apple Slaps Facebook for Data Collection, Disables Screenwise Meter on iOS

Jan 30, 2019 - Fortune

Hours after Apple revoked Facebook’s iOS developer certificate for using an app that closely tracked some users’ data, a report from TechCrunch said Wednesday that Google also has an app that closely monitors traffic and data on smartphones.

On Tuesday, TechCrunch reported that Facebook “had been secretly paying people to install a ‘Facebook Research’ VPN that lets the company suck in all of a user's phone and web activity.” The program paid people, some as young as 13, $20 a m...