"It's true, undoubtedly true, that not everyone has been advantaged from that - in either country - and we've got to work on that", Cook said.
"Fearless like the women who say "Me Too" and 'Time's Up, '" Cook said.
The comment echoed Cook's earlier criticism of Facebook, which has endured months of criticism after it was revealed that a political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica, was able to harvest data for almost 90 million Facebook users. We've elected not to do that'.
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"Facebook is benefiting off of harvesting and monetizing your data and Apple is just there to help you succeed in life", she said.
Cook has previously called on the federal government to step in and regulate the social media site. Privacy, Cook added, "is a human right".
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Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken another thinly disguised shot at Facebook by playing up his company's conservative stance on collecting people's data.
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He fell to the ground, put his head into his shirt and laid on the floor until captain Nathan Collins came to console him.
"In every way at every turn, the question we ask ourselves is not, 'What can we do?', but 'What should we do?"
Cook said his friend and mentor, Steve Jobs, showed him to never accept things as they are, but to dare to achieve something greater.
The company caught flack when it announced in February a plan to move iCloud accounts registered in mainland China to state-run Chinese servers.
Apple has less need for data after closing its advertising division, iAd, in 2016; and iOS apps are subject to much stricter terms than Android equivalents about what information they can collect.
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The 57-year-old told students to be fearless like the survivors of the Parkland school shooting and activists who spoke out against the epidemic of gun violence and rallied hundreds and thousands to join their cause after a former student killed 17 people in February.