Factbox: How Apple's privacy changes are affecting companies

An Apple logo is pictured in an Apple store in Paris, France September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo

Nov 8 (Reuters) - A privacy update rolled out by Apple Inc (AAPL.O) in April for its iPhones has sparked uproar from major social-media companies such as Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) and Snap Inc (SNAP.N), which have warned of a prolonged hit from the changes.

The update to Apple's operating system prevents advertisers from tracking iPhone and iPad users without their consent. read more

Meta-owned Facebook has said the change would hurt small businesses because it would impede their ability to cost-effectively find local customers to target with advertisements.

Below is a list of companies that have been hit by the recent changes.

Reporting by Tiyashi Datta in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni

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