For years, the biggest tech companies have been lauded by investors for their seemingly unshakable dominance in the industry. But now, a new reality is setting in as another recession looms and regulators in Europe begin to take a more critical stance towards tech giants.
Google has introduced a new feature in the Play Store called “Data Safety” that aims to provide users with information on how apps collect, protect, and use their data before they download them. The feature gives users more control and visibility over what data apps access and how they use it. The Data Safety feature allows developers to clearly indicate the data they collect and its purpose, including any data shared with third parties and the app’s security practices.