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Apple Will Allow Outside Payments in Dutch Dating Apps (1)

Jan. 15, 2022, 4:34 PM

Apple Inc. will comply with a Dutch ruling to allow third-party payment options for dating apps, the first time the company is allowing outside payments within App Store apps.

Apple said late Friday it’s releasing a pair of what it calls entitlements that will allow developers to implement their own third-party payment services to pay for dating apps in the Netherlands. The change will also let developers point users to the web to complete transactions.

However, Apple said it will continue to collect its revenue share, which has been highly scrutinized by governments and developers in multiple countries. Details on ...

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