Results: WWE Smackdown Live 20/03/2018 (March 21, 2018 6:12 am)
Results: WWE Raw 19/03/2018 (March 20, 2018 7:03 am)
Ring the Bell: WWE Fastlane (March 18, 2018 3:11 pm)
New Infinity War Trailer Debuts (March 16, 2018 11:36 pm)
Results: WWE Smackdown Live 13/03/2018 (March 14, 2018 8:48 am)
Results: WWE Raw 12/03/2018 (March 13, 2018 7:10 am)
Results: WWE Fastlane (March 12, 2018 6:30 am)
Black Panther Passes $1 Billion Mark (March 11, 2018 8:41 pm)

Facebook app draining iPhone’s battery?

A new report has claimed that Facebook’s mobile apps could be partly to blame for an increase in complaints about battery draining of iPhones.

The Unofficial Apple Weblog report that Sebastian Duvel, a German application developer, has carried out a research and come to the conclusion that Facebook’s services are not “not power-efficient”.

The developer used Apple’s Instruments OS X application to determine what apps were using the most battery power, and discovered that Facebook’s main app, as well as it’s standalone Messenger app, were two of the biggest battery-drainers.

It appears that the applications come out of sleep mode every 10 seconds, behaviour which Duvel claims is caused by a bug in the app’s programming.

When battery drain in iPhones and iPads were first reported by users, it was initially put down to a code change by Apple themselves, but this new report suggests there may be other reasons. Duvel was also quick to state that his research was not done to embarrass Facebook, but purely to highlight the issue.

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponEmail this to someone

A co-owner of this here website, as well as a Writer, Podcaster and Designer. I'm well known for my enthusiasm and positivity. You can find out what's on my mind by following me on Twitter and by checking out The Geek Show, The Podcast of Wisdom and Ring the Bell.


  1. Same on Android. On my phone you can see what’s taking the battery power and besides the screen itself, Facebook is the biggest drain on power.