Facebook Is Focused On Fine Tuning Its Mobile Strategy – New A/B Testing Framework To Improve User Experience On Its Mobile Apps

Article by Catherine Shu (a TechCrunch.com publication)

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Facebook has developed a new mobile A/B testing framework, it announced today. In a post on the company’s engineering blog, engineers Ari Grant and Kang Zhang explained that when Facebook switched to native development stacks two years ago, it gave them finer control over many aspects of mobile development, but also meant losing the ability to A/B test.

With Airlock, Facebook can make new updates to their iOS and Android apps that “support 10 to 15 different variations of a single experiment and put it in the hands of millions of people,” ...

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