Google has furnished a bug fix to its iOS YouTube application, the first update to a big Google iOS app considering the fact that December, 9to5Google experiences. Although there is been speculation that the cause for the absence of updates to iOS versions of Gmail, Docs, Search, and Shots is an try to prevent Apple’s new privacy labels, Google has explicitly denied that was the circumstance. The business mentioned in a January 12th weblog submit it would include the labels to its applications when updates were being accessible:
As Google’s iOS applications are up-to-date with new characteristics or to correct bugs, you are going to see updates to our application web page listings that involve the new Application Privateness Information. These labels characterize the optimum groups of knowledge that could be collected—meaning if you use each individual offered feature and service in the application. The information you present to Google merchandise provides useful companies to you, and you can normally management your privateness configurations by checking out your Google Account or going instantly to the Google merchandise you use on iOS.
Apple needs companies to utilize the privateness labels, which it released on December 14th, prior to they can update current iOS apps. Some of Google’s other apps— Stadia, Authenticator, Translate, and Classroom, for example— have obtained iOS updates previously.
We’ve attained out to Google to talk to if updates for the iOS variations of Gmail, Lookup, Docs and Images are forthcoming, and will report back again if we find out much more.