Facebook’s Android app will now load your News Feed quicker on slow connections

Abhimanyu GhoshalAndroid, Apps, Facebook

Facebook News Feed
Facebook has improved its News Feed to load quicker on Android devices with slow connections, in an effort to keep users in emerging markets engaged. To do so, the social network has developed an open source Network Connection Class that helps its app determine how fast your connection is. If you’re on, say, a 2G data plan, Facebook will start retrieving stories and photos while you’re reading other posts. The company says it’s also developed ways to prioritize which stories to load in order to minimize interruptions. So if it detects that you’re waiting on a photo to download fully,…

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