Apple sends unsolicited push notification advertising Emmy nominations

Apple is once again teetering on the brink of breaking its own rules by using the iOS push notification mechanism for advertising purposes, with a pop-up on Wednesday promoting Apple TV+.

Push NotificationOn Tuesday, Apple issued a press release touting its 35 Emmy Award nominations, most of which owes to an impressive haul for comedy series “Ted Lasso.”A day later, a push notification from the Apple TV appeared on the iPhones and iPads, urging users, including existing subscribers, to “see why Ted Lasso and more Apple Originals are up for awards.”

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