In recent drama between Facebook and Apple, Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, called out Apple CEO Tim Cook by name in an official statement on Thursday.
Mark Zuckerberg disclosed this in a Blogpost stating “Tim Cook has constantly criticized our business model and Mark has been equally clear he disagrees.”
“We’ve long encouraged our employees and executives to use Android because it is the most popular operating system in the world,” Facebook said.
The Facebook Boss replied due to a New York Times on how Facebook has answered to a thread of privacy scandals. One of the claims that hit the Boss was that Facebook was slow to respond to Russian bots on the platform. According to Facebook, he Times’ story contained “a number of inaccuracies,”
Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, In an interview with Recode, in April, said that he would never allow people’s data to be stolen the way Facebook has in recent years.
“The truth is we could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer. If our customer was our product, we could make a ton of money,” Cook said. “We’ve elected not to do that. You are not our product.”
Zuckerberg responded to Cook, while in an interview with Vox saying, “I find that argument, that if you’re not paying that somehow we can’t care about you, to be extremely glib and not at all aligned with the truth.”