Facebook Updates the New Version of Android App and Ditches HTML5

Facebook has reported regarding the latest Android app version is Live now. The major and likely the only alteration with this app is a shift from HTML5 to the native hybrid code. This alteration has come when the social network has taken the abiding complaints of lethargic app efficiency on Android seriously.


Facebook has reported this update in the blog post. A quote from this post says, “we are announcing a rapid Facebook app Today for the people who utilize Android devices. For the version of Android 2.0, Facebook is double faster when viewing the photos and opening the Timeline and clearly quicker to release”. With this kind of update, now the app is nearly double faster and smooth as the former version, on the smartphone which is same. The app releases notification, quicker and Timeline load speeder and the news feed content are sooner visible. The scrolling mode down and up the timeline is also smoother.

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Facebook has also done the similar shift for iOS app before few months, and efficiency and also the user ratings were substantially improved. But still the mobile website, that is m.facebook.com, will be continued to access on HTML5.

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The photos of 2.0 version Facebook open quicker as now they are loaded to the memory of mobile, instead of depending upon the Java. Now the app is available on the Play Store for your download!

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