If you haven’t noticed, Facebook’s News Feed is 50% faster on iOS

By Rex Santus

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You might have noticed that your Facebook News Feed is faster than it used to be on your iPhone or iPad. You’re not crazy.

Facebook has made the News Feed operate 50% faster than the previous version in the iOS app, according to the company.

About two years ago, Facebook switched from HTML5 to native iOS code to make the app perform as smoothly as possible. But the developers noticed something strange: Each time the app updated, it would take longer for the News Feed to load. And gradually, users started noticing, too.

“As we added more and more features to the app, every part of the app got slower,” Adam Ernst, a software engineer at Facebook’s New York office, told Mashable. …

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