Earlier this week, Facebook announced that it had cracked a lengthy standing bug that influenced application security on iOS. Consequently, Facebook designers are proclaiming that the collision price for the iOS Facebook application has actually been decreased by a tremendous 50 %.

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Interestingly, Facebook employees Slobodan Predolac and Nicolas Piegelberg over at the Facebook Design Blog put up a detailed blog post clarifying just what the issue was, why it was so tough to fix, and just how they ultimately were able to remove the bug concerned.

It’s well worth a read if you’re in the least bit curious about the technical nuts and bolts behind a tiny yet considerable fix.

The updated Facebook app was pressed out this previous Tuesday, so see to it to upgrade if you have not currently.

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