Zuckerberg orders Facebook execs to use Android after Cook remarks

Joanna Estrada
November 15, 2018

Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the claim that Zuckerberg had personally told executives to stop using iPhones.

Zuckerberg is said to have justified the decision by saying more Facebook customers use Android than Apple. What prompted this freakish decision was a comment by Apple CEO Tim Cook, in which he took a subtle jibe at the social media company for being in the middle of the biggest data security scandal in history, the Cambridge Analytica controversy. As a result, it was reported that Mark Zuckerberg had ordered his top execs at Facebook to use only Android phones.

Soon after, Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg in an interview with Recode said that she "respectfully disagrees" with Cook's critique.

"We're not going to traffic in your personal life.privacy to us is a human right". The comments appear in response to the mega privacy breach Facebook users faced earlier this year owing to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Apple's CEO has been on record numerous times to clarify why they don't need to trade in customer data as Google and Facebook do. We don't know if the latter is true - Facebook keeps that information under lock and key - but it's likely to be the case, given Android's market share and Facebook's global popularity.

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