Facebook Reflects On Mobile Missteps

Facebook claims to have learned from its mobile missteps, and, critically, the company isn’t afraid to revisit the worst of them. “The big thing we did wrong at the outset was that we wanted to approach mobile like it was a Web end-point,” Jocelyn Goldfein, an engineering director at Facebook, tells VentureBeat. “What we learned to do is start with the [mobile] platform and make the best possible application for it — and to the extent that the Web has things that are useful to bring them over.”

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