As evidenced by this snapshot from my very own phone, Facebook has sucked up a whopping 43% of my battery over the past 24 hours, and a not-quite-as-critical-but-still-a-shit-ton 21% over the past week. For reference, I probably use Instagram only slightly less than Facebook on my mobile phone, but the disparity between the two's battery consumption is vast.
How quickly Facebook actually gets this turned around is a question that remains to be answered, but till then -- if you are planning to browse, you might want want to take it easy on the brightness. Or you know, just interact with people in real life instead.
Wil Fulton is a Staff Writer for Thrillist. He's always believed Facebook is a wily mistress. Follow him @wilfulton
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