Apple CEO criticizes Facebook over user privacy controversy [Video]

In an interview on MSNBC, Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized what he called Facebook’s business model, saying, “If our customer was our product, we could make a ton of money. We’ve elected not to do that.” Cook also announced that Apple will be investigating its massive app store for potential privacy issues.

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Cambridge harvested data from over 50 million Facebook users. But at the bottom of a company announcement about new privacy features, Facebook’s chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, issued a new estimate for the number of users who were affected: as many as 87 million, most of them in the United States.

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