In the footsteps of Xiaomi: Apple adds ads to iPhone and iPad


Chinese companies, especially Xiaomi, are constantly receiving criticism about advertising in applications and shells. AND in lately, complaints have been pouring in and from owners of Apple products.

What is not So

On the advertisement was noticed by Tom Warren, senior editor of The Verge. IN the settings of his iPhone, he started seeing ads. True, Apple does not advertise third party services, and own services Apple Arcade, Apple TV+ и AppleCare+.

The appearance of advertising could would associate with buying a new smartphone, but by according to users, advertisements appear and on old iPhones and iPad.

By the way, this is far from first case users started to complain about advertising in iOS и iPadOS a few months ago.

As a reminder, Xiaomi shows advertisements in his Android shell MIUI. А Samsung, for example, has integrated ads into branded Android Apps «Phone», «Music», «Health», Galaxy Apps store, Bixby assistant and Samsung Pay.

Source: Tom Warren

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