- WhatsApp CEO dispatches searing assaults at Apple
- It’s to Apple’s greatest advantage to guarantee individuals don’t utilize Android telephones, says WhatsApp CEO
- You don’t see a mark for iMessage when you download it since you don’t download it, it’s on your telephone in any case,” he says
The contention among Facebook and Apple is very old now and pokes from the two camps have been aimed at one another every now and again. The most recent was from WhatsApp CEO who said Apple doesn’t need individuals to utilize Android telephones.
Talking at the “Large Technology Podcast”, WhatsApp CEP Will Cathcart said Apple’s security names were biased as the organization didn’t need individuals to utilize Android telephones.
Cathcart said it is to Apple’s greatest advantage to guarantee individuals use iPhones.
“Furthermore, you take a gander at a spot like the US, a great many people have an iPhone, and the informing experience works better on iMessage if every other person has an iPhone,” he said.
He said it was “unquestionably in their [Apple’s] vital interest” that individuals not use WhatsApp as they need individuals to not utilize an Android telephone.
Numerous organizations are not content with Apple after the organization carried out its new security marks recently and had said that its App Tracking Transparency structure would likewise go live soon.
According to these live names, Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp gather more information than other applications.
Cathcart said whatever might be the motivation behind these applications, WhatsApp rivals iMessage.
“In the US a larger number of individuals use iMessage than WhatsApp. You don’t see a mark for iMessage when you download it since you don’t download it, it’s on your telephone in the first place. Thus, we were condemning of that,” he said.
Apple’s ‘Names’ page has all the data about information that is gathered by in-house applications. For applications like iMessage that generally in the telephone and can’t be eliminated, Apple has names for these on their site.
Saying that WhatsApp’s client base is very “Android hefty”, Cathcart said he, at the end of the day, utilizes an Android telephone.
“I likewise utilize an iPad, I’ve utilized iPhones for a long time, however I truly need to really utilize the item in the manner the vast majority are utilizing it, so I utilize an Android. A many individuals utilize both or go to and fro in light of the fact that we’re constructing our items for both and you had the chance to comprehend them all.,” he added.