- During an interview with Axios, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Apple “deserves scrutiny” over how it runs its App Store.
- He said Apple’s control over what apps can get onto its devices should make people question “whether that is enabling as robust of a competitive dynamic.”
- Zuckerberg praised Google for allowing Android devices to “sideload” apps from places other than its official Google Play store.
- Facebook publicly criticized the App Store rules last month after Apple refused to waive a compulsory 30% commission on in-app payments for a new Facebook feature.
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Mark Zuckerberg told Axios on Tuesday that Apple “deserves scrutiny” over how it controls the apps on its App Store, saying that the tech giant’s “unilateral control” of what gets on users’ phones could damage competition.
During an interview broadcast on Tuesday night, the Facebook CEO was asked whether the Apple App