Mark Zuckerberg has escalated a disagreement with Apple CEO Tim Cook, charging that Apple is “just serving rich people” with its expensive devices.
Facebook’s billionaire founder delivered the testy allegation in a Monday interview after Apple’s boss remaining week blasted the social community for violating customers’ “human right” for privateness via promoting their information to 3rd events.
“You know, I find that argument, that if you’re not paying that somehow we can’t care about you, to be extremely glib. And not at all aligned with the truth,” 33-year-old Zuckerberg mentioned in a Monday interview with Vox.
“The reality here is that if you want to build a service that helps connect everyone in the world, then there are a lot of people who can’t afford to pay,” Zuckerberg added.
Last week, Cook made headlines when he mentioned in an interview that Facebook’s fresh Cambridge Analytica scandal has proven the social community wishes executive legislation.
Apple’s CEO mentioned that the corporate perspectives privateness as a “human right” and a “civil liberty.”
“The truth is we could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer, if our customer was our product,” Cook mentioned. “We’ve elected not to do that.”
On Monday, Zuckerberg shot back at Apple and its notoriously dear merchandise, pronouncing that Facebook’s function is “to build a service which is not just serving rich people.”
“I think it’s important that we don’t get all Stockholm Syndrome and let the companies that work hard to charge you more convince you that they actually care more about you,” Zuckerberg mentioned. “Because that sounds ridiculous to me.”
Facebook stocks had been down up to 2 % Monday morning.