Apple takes potshot at Facebook with Safari privacy features

Apple CEO Tim Cook enters the stage for a keynote address during the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose California

Apple takes potshot at Facebook with Safari privacy features

From screenshots and the keynote, we can gather that Screen Time will provide deep insights into how much a person uses their iOS devices.

Since then, we have seen a decisive move by institutions like the European Union, which passed the General Data Protection Regulation which imposes stiff penalties on companies that violate its stipulations against personal data use.

There's also a new "For You" tab, that will show memories, as well as sharing suggestions.

More ways to share photos with recommendations, similar to what Google does.

Some believe that the new feature has been developed for a future iPad that will forgo Touch ID in favor of Face ID but it will hopefully stick around on the iPhone X as well.

Thus, if you are also excited for the iOS 12release, the above dates are the ones when you will be able to use them.

It is likely that the company will be launching the final version of iOS 12 around September.

The Stock app is getting a major upgrade and now lets users tap on certain stocks to get detailed information.

Whether the new device will be effective remains to be seen.

Apple is rolling out a new and improved Books app, renaming it Apple Books from iBooks. Did they make any announcements related to this?

With iOS 12, Apple is doing its best to curb smartphone addiction and give users more tools to quantify just how much time is spent on our iOS devices.

"Here Apple is allowing users to see when tracking is enabled on a website - actually being able to visually see that with a prompt is breaking new ground".

This new feature is part of a larger Continuity effort to bring one seamless experience across all your Apple devices.

"Siri can also intelligently make suggestions for notifications settings, such as to quietly deliver or turn alerts off, based on which alerts are acted upon", the company said in a statement. With the launch of Safari 12, users will get a notification to choose whether share their data with third-party widgets like Facebook Like buttons, Disqus comments widgets and other plug-ins on a page.

There are a bunch of other incoming iOS 12 features that Apple didn't talk about on stage at WWDC.

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