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Monday April 22, 2013

Facebook Using Google's WebP Image Format

Oh look, Facebook makes another change that ultimate just pisses everyone off. big grin

Facebook has begun using a Google image format called WebP that could lower its network costs and speed up its Web site. But the move has angered some members. When people upload JPEG photos, the social-networking juggernaut converts them into the WebP format. And now it also apparently has begun delivering those images to people with browsers that can handle them, which today means Chrome and Opera.