As with Apple's new program, the proposed privacy labels are meant to give end users a quick reference to the range of data that Android apps are asking for.
Apple’s new privacy labels that indicate what sort of personal data apps are accessing are a boon for consumer privacy, but the system might not be working as intended.
New privacy labels that Apple requires are revealing some major differences between competing messaging apps, best illustrated by setting Signal next to the voracious Facebook Messenger.
There is a common feeling that Apple’s new privacy labels are unfair. WhatsApp is among the first of the major social media apps to give voice to this sentiment, describing them as "anti-competitive."
Apple's new iOS 14 privacy labels will address data collection by displaying "data used to track you" and "data linked to you" for each app that is installed on a device.