Two weeks ago, a report from Fast Company highlighted that Google had suspiciously not updated the vast majority of its iOS apps since December 7, a day before Apple required developers to provide a privacy report for every app available on the App Store. Following that report, Google quickly fired back and said it would start updating its iOS apps with the privacy labels as soon as that same week, the week of January 4. Two weeks later, Google still hasn't updated the vast majority of its iOS applications with these privacy labels, including its popular apps such as Gmail and YouTube. Even if Google has no mal-intent, this scattershot approach is leaving users puzzled and concerned. According to data collated by 9to5Mac , the first Google app with the new App Privacy label on the App Store is Google Authenticator. This is Google's popular two-step verification app, and it was last updated on December 7. Google Authenticator has a relatively short privacy label, with the company saying that location data, user content, identifiers, and diagnostics data may be linked to the user. Google Translate has also been updated with the new privacy label on the App Store: As of… Read full this story
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