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macOS Mojave says goodbye to social media integration

macOS 10.14 Mojave se lleva las actualizaciones del sistema a un nuevo panel de Preferencias

Little by little more and more details are coming out of the betas of the new operating systems that Apple confirmed in last Monday’s keynote. If a while ago I was talking about the possibility of connecting to Wi-Fi networks independently from the Apple Watch itself, now it is Mojave macOS that reveals that is abandoning the integration of social networks .

macOS Mojave says goodbye to social media integration
macOS Mojave says goodbye to social media integration

Until now, macOS let you integrate Facebook and Twitter accounts so that you can synchronize some data such as contacts from those networks in your computer’s address book. But macOS Mojave will stop offering this option, in what can be considered the next step after iOS 11 did the same with both networks as well as Flickr and Vimeo.

Right now you can find that integration from the Internet Accounts panel of System Preferences, in High Sierra you can still integrate both Twitter and Facebook:

But if you look at the header image you can see that in Mojave macOS the Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn options have disappeared . And that means that the options for sharing that content from the Mac directly to those networks will also disappear or at least be diminished. The capture was provided by Reddit user Marc1199.

A decision in favour of moving away from networks with privacy debates or a simple withdrawal of something that very few people used? We’ll probably never know officially.

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