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Apple’s Latest Power Move Steals Web Traffic From Publishers

An upcoming change to Apple News+ ‘cannibalizes’ clicks

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A change discovered in iOS 14 and macOS 11 betas this week suggests that Apple is hoping to quietly hijack and redirect users into its paid Apple News+ service, which has big implications for publishers, as well as the open web.




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Owen Williams

Owen Williams

Fascinated by how code and design is shaping the world. I write about the why behind tech news. UX Manager @ Shopify.

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