“[Apple has] this unique stranglehold as a gatekeeper on what gets on phones,” declared Zuckerberg. He also said that the company's App Store “blocks innovation, blocks competition” and “allows Apple to charge monopoly rents.”
Zuckerberg was answering a question about Apple's rejection of cloud gaming related apps, including Facebook's own gaming app.
“That’s innovation that could really improve people’s lives,” Zuckerberg said. “And Apple’s just balking at it.”
This is at least the fourth time Facebook has spoken out against Apple's policies this month. Earlier today, Facebook announced that Apple refused to approve an app update that revealed its 30% in-app purchase fee to users and earlier this week, the company warned publishers that their revenue could drop by over 50% once iOS 14 is released.
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