Popular technology-oriented podcast program Big Technology Podcastspeaking to Will Cathcart answered the questions posed to him. On Apple’s own ecosystem it is unfair to other third party apps Voicing, the official shared the details of the competition with its users.
WhatsApp CEO harshly criticizes rival iMessage
Posted on a weekend to the podcast program Cathcart as a guest, Apple He made harsh statements about. While the official said that WhatsApp clearly sends its privacy policies to users; iMessagedid not do this with the following sentences:
“You don’t see a privacy notice for iMessage when you download it. Because you are not downloading iMessage. Your phone has already been downloaded automatically when you start it. We criticize this.”
“Apple doesn’t want people to use Android phones”
Cathcart, CEO of WhatsApp, who received intense criticism against his rivals in the program, not wanting people to use Android phones accused. For this reason, he states that the company is also taking a stand against WhatsApp and similar applications. According to Cathcart, this presents a strategic interest for Apple.
Expressing that he uses an Android smartphone in his daily life, Will Cathcart is in the Apple ecosystem. Applications of Android are not sufficiently supported emphasizes:
“I am using an Android phone. If you look at WhatsApp’s user base anyway, we weigh more on Android. I am also using an iPad. I have used iPhones for many years, but I really want to use a product the way most people do. That’s why I switched to Android. We develop our products for both operating systems and try to understand everyone.”
WhatsApp CEO also spoke about new privacy policies
“This update does not change anything about the privacy of your personal messages. There is no change in this. But we only explain some new business features for people to communicate with businesses. People don’t have to do this, they are in control.”
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