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What will Facebook look like in 2013?

Throughout 2012 we saw speculations and rumours surrounding Facebook and its IPO. There have been plenty of doom and gloom predictions and Facebook itself has stayed tightlipped about how it is going to grow in the future.

So what's going to happen with Facebook and its billion users in the year to come?

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Facebook iOS app is better than ever

Thank goodness it's Friday - and thank goodness Facebook updated their Mobile Application for the iOS. If there is anything worth doing before this weekend, it's making sure you have updated/downloaded version 5.0. 

“We’ve rebuilt the app from the ground up, so now the app opens much faster and your news feed and notifications load right when you open Facebook,” the company’s product manager, Mick Johnson, wrote in a blog post on Thursday. 

The iPhone (and iPad]) application has been notoriously slow for quite some time now. Uploading your own status updates and images was slow - trying to scroll through the newsfeed and view several hours of status updates was a sub-standard experience as well. Supposedly, the iOS Facebook App is two times faster because it’s built on Objective-C not HTML5. The navigation is mostly the same, with the exception of being able to side-swipe out of the newsfeed and into menu options. 

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