24 Aug '12, 2pm

#iOS Apple rewrites Facebook app for iOS - Bigmouthmedia News #Apple

Home | Insights | Industry news 24 August 2012 | Author: J Ogville Media Content Manager Apple rewrites Facebook app for iOS Facebook has rewritten both its iPad and iPhone application following complaints it was too difficult to use. Previously created in the HTML5 format, the program has been rewritten in Objective C by engineers after users complained the app was slow to use. "We tried to look at what is the core Facebook mobile experience and eliminate the pain points," said Mick Johnson, product manager at Facebook in a press statement . "The three things we really focused on were opening the application, scrolling through the news feed and tapping into and viewing a photo. So we made all those things twice as fast." Johnson denies having made a mistake in writing the app in this format, as it helped the firm achieve its long term goals in order to get the product to ...

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