Facebook and Apple can’t agree on terms, so Facebook’s subscription tool will only launch on Android phones

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Thanks Apple. Facebook (and I'll be purposefully naive here) tries to help publishers make some money through putting 100% of the sale through to them, and Apple won't have it. Apple of course want their 30%. Facebook pulls out.

Thanks Apple.

Meanwhile Google are going to try to help news orgs get new subs by handing those it thinks are easy prey over, and taking a small cut.

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