Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook’s ‘extremely glib’ criticism


Mark Zuckerberg has hit back at his tech rival Tim Cook’s criticism of Facebook, saying that the Apple CEO’s comments were “extremely glib”.

Last week Mr Cook was asked on MSNBC what he would do if he were in Mr Zuckerberg’s shoes, and struggling to contain the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica data sharing scandal.

“I wouldn’t be in this situation,” Mr Cook replied.

He insisted – as his predecessor Steve Jobs did before him – that Apple was not interested in capitalising on their users’ data. Unlike Facebook and Google, almost all of Apple’s money is made by selling hardware, rather than information for advertisers to tap into.

“The truth is, we could make a ton of money if we monetised our…