The social network and the internet giant paid their users in exchange for collecting data from their phones by installing VPNs, which violated the rules of the Cupertino Apple has once again given access to Facebook and Google to develop applications on its iOS mobile operating system days after it removed the developer certificate for violating the data protection regulations of Cupertino with its applications Facebook Research and Screenwise Meter .
Both “apps” paid their users in exchange for collecting data from their phones by installing VPNs, which violated Apple’s data protection standards and caused their removal from iOS devices.
Now, two days after taking these measures, Apple has decided to allow Facebook access again, as a spokesman for Mark Zuckerberg’s company told Europa Press.
“We have recovered our company certification, which allows the restoration of internal applications of our employees,” according to Facebook, from where they indicate that the company is “in the process of putting into operation” their internal applications on iOS.
For its part, a Google spokesman has also confirmed to the media « Ars Technica » the restoration of its internal corporate applications in iOS. Apple had eliminated them after learning that through Screenwise Meter, Google paid users up to 13 years of age to install a VPN market analysis.