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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
How I read it: 1. There's no such thing as a system pop up to ask you whether you explicitly agree to sharing data about all of the other apps on your phone with Facebook. 2. While Facebook would likely never sell this data (it's their market intel) it sets precedent. 3. Finally
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
Also, Onavo does not 'disclose' or clearly communicate that it is one app sharing data with another app/"company", Facebook. Occlusion is not welcome in the new App Store.
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Rene Ritchie Aug 22
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They know about all your whiskey sneakers Matthew.
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Jonathan Wegener Aug 22
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FINALLY!! The shadiest move that nobody knows about.
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @jwegener
I think it is "well known" like any industry insight - but certainly not "widely known" as it would be if it was properly disclosed.
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
Next up? An intermediated app analytics framework provided by apple, no third parties welcome?
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
Onavo's app description. Last line kicker.
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Rurik Bradbury Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
Disappointed that Facebook would exploit system weaknesses and the uninformed consent of users just to make a quick billion or two
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Marc Plus Aug 22
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Remember when the Twitter iOS app was tracking installed apps using a pretty shady method?
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @stakwild
yep, hence the handicap of xurl
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @RurikBradbury
seems $ighted of them
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Jon Maddox Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
I can’t begin to imagine how bad and useless it would be.
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kate conger Aug 22
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lol owned
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Matthew Panzarino Aug 22
Replying to @kateconger
I don't think there's another app/acquisition/thing that I've told people about over the years where the reaction has been more universally "wait, what, they use it for what?"
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Exiled Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
Apparently the P in its VPN acronym stands for “Public.” Or maybe “Ponzi.”
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Bill Lloyd Aug 22
Replying to @panzer
"Build better experiences." You know, I've had enough stupid-ass euphemisms for the day, kthxbye.
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