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[BI] Facebook Is Basically Forcing Its Employees To Use Android Phones

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That's no consolation to its employees, who are increasingly getting nudged, cajoled, and even ordered to give up their iPhones for Android devices.

We dug into the reason for the corporate directive, and the answer we got—from a handful of ex-Facebookers and others familiar with Facebook's plans—surprised us.

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Maybe now the android app will get fixed to not be so unbearably awful.
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This is amusing. Deeply amusing. I wasn't aware till now that there was much difference. Is it coding quality or is it features? Both?
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I suppose it's like showing a dog what it did wrong and then rubbing its nose in it.
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Facebook is naturally crappy.
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The simple solution for Android users is just to NOT USE FACEBOOK.
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Originally Posted by Xzeara View Post

This is amusing. Deeply amusing. I wasn't aware till now that there was much difference. Is it coding quality or is it features? Both?
Both. The Android app is missing features and is so glitchy that using the web interface is easier/faster.
 
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I have a Galaxy Nexus and running AOKP Milestone 6, LOVE IT! Facebook has been a PITA for a long time! It hasn't updated it's code so the Facebook to contact sync no longer works. It's never really worked on nexus devices anyways. It always takes forever to load anything and sometimes will load the comments but you can't see pictures. Very frustrating...I'm so happy to hear this! The wife's iPad Facebook is great! It gets notifications almost a second after I post.
 
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post #9 of 41
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Originally Posted by Jinto View Post

The simple solution for Android users is just to NOT USE FACEBOOK.

Tad difficult when you work for Facebook, don't you think so?
post #10 of 41
Love it! Facebook for Android works great
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