Facebook says Apple’s 30% App Store fee hurts small businesses during COVID-19

Facebook on Friday became the latest iOS developer to criticize Apple’s 30% App Store commission on in-app purchases, stating that the cut hurts small businesses during the global pandemic.

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The social media giant recently launched a new feature for its platform that allows businesses to charge users for live video streams, such as webinars or yoga classes. Facebook said that Apple refused to waive the 30% on those purchases, and won’t allow Facebook to use its own payment system on iOS.

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