The largest social network on earth wields tremendous power on the iPhone: its technical and visual innovations are so widely used they can become an immediate part of the iPhone UI cannon. Its task is daunting: transport Facebook’s entire app platform on top of an OS that is years younger than Facebook itself (see Figure 2-1).
Figure 2-1.

Facebook’s unique grid-like home screen, modeled after the iPhone’s own.


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