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Go update your Facebook app!

Go update your Facebook app!

Tweet Did you update your iPhone to iOS 9? Did you notice that your Facebook app was draining your battery even when the app wasn’t running? Well, yeah, it was. Well, Facebook has found the problem and the fix is in the latest update. Wired has the explanation from Facebook on why this was happening: Today Facebook, addressed the problem in a post from engineering manager Ari Grant. Grant says part of the problem was the CPU spin in the app’s network code: “A CPU spin is like a child in a car asking, ‘Are we there yet? Are we […]

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New Facebook Paper app (video)

New Facebook Paper app (video)

Tweet Facebook has just released its new Paper app today. Heard of it? It’s a new way of sharing stories and kind of sort of turning Facebook into a publisher of content. I’m still trying to wrap my head around it and even searched for it in the app store, but it didn’t come up. Apparently, you can search for topics like tech, sports, cooking, whatever, and you’ll get content hand selected from a team of editors. They’ll pull from legitimate publishers, lesser-known blogs and even user posts. Paper isn’t meant to replace the Facebook app on your iPhone, but […]

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