Design patterns often have a bad reputation. They are often considered to be quick, lazy, off-the-shelf solutions that are applied blindly without consideration of the context of a problem. Solutions such as the almighty off-canvas navigation, the floating label pattern or carousels for featured products are some of the prominent ones.
We rolled out Facebook Lite, our version of Facebook for Android built for emerging markets, in June of 2015. Today we’re excited to share that the app has hit 100 million monthly active users. With Facebook Lite, our goal is to provide the best possible Facebook experience to everyone, no matter their device or connection. […]