Google updates YouTube app on
iOS for the first time in two
Google has updated its YouTube iOS app for the first time in over
two months, becoming one of the highest-profile Google apps to
see an update since early December.
Although there's been speculation that the reason for the lack of
updates to iOS versions of Gmail, Docs, Search, and Photos is an
attempt to avoid Apple's new privacy labels, Google has explicitly
denied that was the case. Last month, the company said in a blog
post that it would add the labels to its apps when updates were
available, reports The Verge.
As Google's iOS apps are updated with new features or to fix bugs,
users will see updates to our app page listings that include the
new App Privacy Details. These labels represent the maximum
categories of data that could be collected -- meaning if you use
every available feature and service in the app, the report said.
The data you provide to Google products delivers helpful services
to users, and users can always control your privacy settings by
visiting their Google Account or going directly to the Google
products you use on iOS, it added. Read More