The top 7 iOS 14 privacy features: What you need to know

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Apple’s new iPhone update gives you tighter control over what apps know about you—from your precise location to the contents of your camera roll. After a months-long beta development cycle, Apple has finally released its much-anticipated iOS 14 to the general public. iOS 14 brings a ton of new features and user interface enhancements to the iPhone, some of the most eagerly awaited being home screen widgets and the all-new App Library launcher and organizer. Read Full Story

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iOS 14 home screen aesthetic: How to get custom app icons on your iPhone

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Social media is going crazy with people showing off their iPhone home screen customizations. If you’ve been on Twitter or Pinterest the last few days, you’ll probably have seen “iPhone aesthetic” or “iOS 14 home screen” trending. The deal behind that is when Apple dropped iOS 14 last week, it became the first iPhone operating system that allowed people to customize the look of their home screen via widgets—one of the major features of the latest operating system. Read Full Story

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How Marketers Can Respond to Apple’s iOS 14 Privacy Update

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Do your customers use iPhones? Wondering how you should alter your marketing based on the new Apple privacy updates? In this article, you’ll discover six tips to adjust your marketing activities in response to the data tracking permissions changes coming your way. Why the iOS 14 Update Matters to Marketers There has been a lot […] The post How Marketers Can Respond to Apple’s iOS 14 Privacy Update appeared first on Social Media Examiner | Social Media Marketing .

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Apple’s new privacy ad has a ton of Easter eggs. Here’s what they reference

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The humorous new “Over Sharing” spot uses clever real-world scenarios to show off the invisible privacy features iPhone’s use to protect users from prying eyes. Apple has always had a heavy focus on user privacy when it comes to its hardware and software. That focus is no more evident than in this year’s upcoming iOS 14, which packs more privacy features into the iPhone’s operating system than there’s ever been. And as privacy is increasingly becoming more of a front-line issue with your average “non-techie” user, it’s no wonder Apple has boosted its marketing efforts in recent years to show off just how much effort the company puts into protecting its users’ privacy. Read Full Story

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Ex-Apple engineer: Apple’s ‘Privacy Nutrition Labels’ have a fatal flaw

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The company’s latest attempt to protect people’s privacy should give users verified information, not a false sense of security. With the recent release of iOS 14, Apple enabled a new feature called “App Privacy” (or what they call Privacy Nutrition Labels ) in the App Store, which supposedly shows users what information apps collect, and how it’s used. For example, the Facebook app’s extremely long App Privacy section, which details all the information they collect, is already the subject of viral tweets such as this one: Read Full Story

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Jazz up your iPhone’s boring home screen with this easy wallpaper trick

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Fully customizing your home screen’s look is daunting. But you can keep your iPhone looking fresh by automatically changing the background. Back in September, some intrepid iPhone users discovered that they could drastically change the look of their home screens, combining custom app icons with iOS 14’s new home screen widgets. A new trend was born as people showed off their wildest creations on social media and rediscovered the joy of making technology more personal. Read Full Story

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To fight COVID-19, your iPhone will share medical info during emergency calls

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If you haven’t filled out the Health app’s Medical ID feature, there’s no better time. Apple is adding a new “Share Medical ID During Emergency Calls” feature that will send along your health information with any SOS calls you make with your iPhone or Apple Watch. An SOS call is a feature on iPhone and Apple Watch that allows users to call for emergency help with one screen swipe if they are unable to dial 911. Read Full Story

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Enjoy these hilarious Mark Zuckerberg vs. Tim Cook memes as you install Apple’s new privacy-focused iOS

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Twitter is having a field day imagining how Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg are reacting to the release of iOS 14.5 and its new privacy features. Yesterday Apple released iOS 14.5. The updated software was one of the most anticipated iOS releases of all time due to a specific new feature called App Tracking Transparency (ATT). Simply put: the feature gives users control over whether apps can track them across the web and other apps. Read Full Story

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