Facebook.app for iOS [v. 88.0] cleans up duplicates

Posted: April 15th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Analysis, Debugging, iOS, Programming | Tags: , | No Comments »

This post follows up the Analysis of the Facebook.app for iOS [v. 87.0].
The version 88.0 of the Facebook.app has now been released:


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As you can see from the smaller download size, the duplicated resources have been removed. This is confirmed by looking at the app content using GrandPerspective:


Facebook 88.0 content

Only some really small resources escaped the cleanup. The ‘FBFacecastTipJarResources’ resources are indeed still duplicated. Example:

  • Facebook.app/Frameworks/FBSharedFramework.framework/FBFacecastTipJarResources/tip3b.json.gz
  • Facebook.app/Frameworks/FBSharedFramework.framework/tip3b.json.gz


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