Apple’s FaceTime blunder shows it has its own privacy concerns, while Facebook’s year of bad press did nothing to scare users away
Tech stalwarts came into the week expecting the big news to come from quarterly earnings reports.
But that didn’t factor in a major bug hitting FaceTime or Facebook’s latest faux pas reigniting its feud with Apple, its Silicon Valley neighbor.
It was hard to keep up, so let’s review six lessons we learned this week, from Apple to Facebook to Elon Musk.
1. Apple Isn’t Infallible
Apple has spent much of the last year publicly championing itself as the tech giant that truly cares about protecting its customers. This came as Facebook and Google, to a lesser extent, battled multiple data privacy scandals over the course of 2018. At one point last spring, Apple chief Tim Cook couldn’t help himself from needling Face...