Google is removing Fediverse apps from the Play Store because they can be

And now Google decides which social media we can access.

Regain your privacy! Adopt /e/ the unGoogled mobile OS and online servicesphone

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Now?! This is from the day 0 of the app stores and locked devices and ecosystems. It’s one of the (or the single most important) feature of the “walled gardens”.

More info here:

This might be worrying but if we keep in mind that one aim of G00gle is to manage information worldwide… it’s just ok :grimacing:

It’s just google, what do you expect :woman_shrugging: :woman_shrugging:

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With this idea of “if this app is able to connect itself with servers spreading violence then it should not be in the store”, they should remove all browsers from their store, and give access only to GChrome which can only use GSearch, leading to websites approved by Google only (and, later, only to GSites and to their friend platforms Facebook&co.).

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Funny how they ‘forgot’ to remove Facebook…

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May be I’m pessimistic, but the above post describes the future, not sure if remote or next, with high probability.

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