Facebook is forcing engineers to use Android phones




Network revealed Facebook why pay for a prevent its engineers from the use of mobile policy iPhone and Facebook said that the system Android dominates the smartphone market in the world and wants of its engineers to use the social network experience like most users in the world via Android.

Facebook insists on the application of non-use iPhone phones Engineers bases its products in the team and replace it with a telephone system operating in accordance with the policy of Android.

Facebook believes that this step is a practical decision stems entirely from the company’s ambitions that you want the user base has a development which currently has 1.5 billion users around the world.

The company believes the smartphone market in the United States and Europe has reached a saturation point and find out what are the share of each operating system, but it believes that rely on smart phones Astreet dramatically in other places such as India, that most of the users prefer to use low-cost Android phones.

And attempting to Facebook from behind the decision to try out its engineers to those with high incomes and different life from the rest of the user experience a new use is similar to most users of the global network and the company hopes to change that in attempting to support emerging markets constantly.

Said Chris Cox, head of Facebook products “You have to assume conversion of a complete set of panels to Android phones costs because people choose when you want to own bodies often prefer the iPhone.”

It is not clear the number of staff within the teams that are Ghebrha within Facebook to switch to the Android system, but Chris Cox wants to play a large amount of employees using the system Google workers, according to the latest statistics provided by Google Alshahralmadi the Android system has 1.4 billion active users.

Chris Cox and wants of your products that his team is to submit reports about gaps or errors or problems within the working application on Android and to live the same experience experienced by most Facebook users today.

It was declared policy amid a presentation on the Facebook focus on emerging markets and in conjunction with the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to India this week as he tries to increase the proportion of Facebook users by increasing its focus on Internet access to countries like India.

The Facebook has launched this week a program called ‘2G Tuesdays’ “Tuesdays 2G”, where required to staff the use of slow Internet connection from the second generation on a temporary basis and provide them with speed closer to those available in parts of Asia and Africa that have limited internet connection.


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