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Exclusive: Kara Swisher Interviews Tim Cook on ‘Sway’ Podcast

During a Twitter Space about Amazon fighting workers organizing, Kara Swisher announced that her interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook will air on Monday, April 5th at 5 AM ET. The interview will be posted on her New York Times podcast ‘Sway.’ They will discuss Parler, Facebook, and what it’s like being called Tim Apple. CNN’s newsletter ’Reliable Sources’ has more details:

Swisher asked: “What is your response to Facebook’s response — which is quite vehement — calling you essentially an existential crisis to their business?” Cook answered: “All we’re doing, Kara, is giving the user the choice whether to be tracked or not. And I think it’s hard to argue against that. I’ve been — I’ve been shocked that there’s been a pushback on this to this degree.”

When Swisher asked Cook what impact this might have on Facebook’s business, Cook replied, “Yeah, Kara, I’m not focused on Facebook. So I don’t know.” Ouch. The full episode will be

posted here

at 5am ET Monday…