Reactions To Tim Cook's Duke Commencement Speech

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Cook also appeared to go after Facebook in the commencement address following the controversy surrounding the improper use of user data collected by President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS paid Trump's Scottish resort for VIP hotel stays: report Michael Avenatti tweets, then deletes, Fox News booker's phone number Former Trump aide working with Russian company to lift United States sanctions: report MORE's campaign data firm, Cambridge Analytica. "So we choose a different path, collecting as little of your data as possible, being thoughtful and respectful when it's our care because we know it belongs to you".

Facebook came under fire earlier this year after it disclosed that it had harvested personal data of up to 87 million users through a political data analytics firm called Cambridge Analytica. "I wouldn't be in this situation", he said. We've elected not to do that'.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg deserves more credit than many give him for making "meaningful changes" to the business model, which relies on information about users of its platform, Sloy & Holst CIO Paul Meeks said during the CNBC segment.

"Fearlessness means taking the first step even if you don't know where it will take you", Cook said. And not at all aligned with the truth'.

"Facebook is benefiting off of harvesting and monetizing your data and Apple is just there to help you succeed in life", she said.

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Cook echoed Apple's former boss Steve Jobs, as he told students that the right way to go around a problem is to ask "what should we do" instead of "what can we do".

In many ways, Cook's address was similar to Steve Jobs' now-famous commencement speech at Stanford University from 2005 titled "How to live before you die".

Being the CEO of one of the world's most iconic, and therefore most powerful, tech company has ceased to be just an executive and management position.

And in 2014, hackers were able to steal nude photos from celebrities' iCloud accounts.

Cook, who often weighs in on social issues, also used his platform at Duke University to praise the "fearless" women who have spoken out in the #MeToo movement, the Parkland student advocating for tighter gun control, and people who "fight for the rights of immigrants".