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Facebook Reactions Roll Out in the Philippines

Go beyond the thumbs up, the widely tested Facebook Reactions are now being rolled out in the Philippines.

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Facebook Hangs Droid Phones

The Android version of Facebook is in face of heated complains from its users. The fury of people started when Facebook started to crash without any reason and sometimes uninstall itself after successfully installing the update. The update seems to trigger the uninstall sequence. One of the major problems that Facebook faces is its hidden ability to “Hang Android Phones”. Phones that are prone on hangs are mostly Jelly Bean and below that is rooted. If the phone won’t hang, the App will repeatedly crash. Mystery updates “What’s new” text has stated the same changes for several updates. If an...

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Facebook Optimizes Android Bytecode

In order to improve the mobile performance of its social network, Facebook, exert more focus on their Redex project in order to optimize the applications DEX file. Dex stands for Dalvik Executable. Facebook engineers Marty Greenia, Bert Maher, and Shane Ney emphasized a responsibility to “keep things fast, particularly in developing areas where devices stay in the market longer.” At the beginning of our optimization project, we decided that the best place to do our optimizations was after the .dex files were created and before assembling the .dex files into an APK. The advantage of doing our optimizations at the...