Facebook switched to webp plates in app for faster downloads




Facebook has switched last year from jpg and png to webp for displaying photos in the Android app. Also, the social network app made lighter and consumes less data. The focus then is the result of a trip to Africa staff.

In comparison with jpg save webp according to Facebook 25 to 35 percent in size, whereas in comparison with png, the difference is 80 percent. Webp is an alternative file format for images on Google. In addition to the transition to the webp Android app adjusts the resolution of images to the resolution of the screen full-size images always download. Instead of

Through these measures, the Android app uses Facebook as 50 percent less data. He also would boot faster because he is trying to start. Less functions simultaneously The changes apply only to the Android app from Facebook.

Facebook has taken measures after several employees had gone there to try it popular, often cheap, appliances and slower networks. App from a trip to Africa The company says now also try under such circumstances. New features


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