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« on: February 09, 2016, 09:00:25 am »

Uninstalling Facebook for iPhone is pretty great for battery life

Don't hate the Facebook network — hate the Facebook app's background bloat. Facebook is an amazing social network for keeping in touch with friends and family around the world. Facebook is also a brutal app that consistently impacts battery life on my iPhone. So, like my colleague Russel Holly did on Android, I uninstalled the app for a while to see if going mobile web-only would work. Some background on background: Whenever I check the battery usage stats on my iPhone or iPad, without fail, Facebook is the one and only app that's been more active offscreen than on. Often double, triple, or more. That's... appalling. Facebook.app showing over double the time in background on iPhone, and a grotesquely, over quadruple the time in background on iPad Pro. Since Facebook started life as a website, though, and that's still how everyone accesses it on traditional computers, accessing it that way on mobile has always been a possibility. Due to the resource limitations of phones, incl...<br clear='all'/>

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