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Facebook is fixing its battery-draining iOS app -- until then here are your alternatives

Oscar Raymundo | Oct. 16, 2015
Users have found that Facebook's iOS app refreshes in the background even when that feature is disabled. Here are some battery-friendly ways to browse Facebook.

Another alternative is to log on to Facebook via the mobile web. Even though mobile browsers like Safari and Chrome tend to take up some serious resources as well, Galligan found that the Facebook app drained more battery life than Safari.

“Even the resource hog Safari drained 3 percent less over the last week despite being on the screen for half an hour more,” Galligan wrote.


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