The Facebook App for iPhone Sucks, but it’s Getting Better

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Facebook for iPhone is, to put it gently, a piece of crap. It’s painfully slow.

According to a recent report, the app is set to get much faster. The reason it’s currently so slow is because it’s basically just a web browser inside an Objective-C shell. Content is constantly being pulled from the internet, this causes a lag. The good news is that they re going to dump all that and give the application a major overhaul. This should make it much, much faster.

It will be built in Objective-C says the report, and most of the functionality will be built directly in to the App rather than using the website. This will make things flow much more smoothly.

[Via Gizmodo]

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