Earlier this spring, Google announced the development of a new safety section coming to the Play Store next year, and today Google is now following up with more details on the kind of information apps will be required to provide including new mandatory privacy policies.
Google says that by announcing guidelines for its safety section now, Google hopes app developers will have enough time to respond to upcoming changes before the safety section officially goes live in Q1 2022. And while Google is still figuring out the final design of the safety section, it has also provided some early mock-ups of what it might look like ahead of its arrival next year.
The company has extended its self-imposed deadline to deprecate third-party cookies in its popular Chrome web browser from its original date of January 2022 until late 2023, Google announced today.
A study into App Privacy labels on the App Store found that apps from Facebook were most invasive, collected most data from users.
Google is facing a class action lawsuit filed by consumers who claim that the company continues to collect personal data from users even when the users browse using the incognito mode designed to keep their personal data private.
After months without update from any of Google’s iOS apps, Google has updated their YouTube app 2 weeks ago. Now they have updated their Gmail app. The new Gmail app integrates widgets and the privacy label on App Store.