Despite Zuckerberg, Facebook is Still ‘Bullish’ on HTML5


facebook-mobile-app-600Just because Mark Zuckerberg thinks betting everything on HTML5 was Facebook’s “biggest mistake”, that doesn’t mean that the company plans on abandoning the coding platform.

In an interview on Tuesday, the Facebook CEO said that “the biggest mistake we made as a company was betting too much on HTML5 as opposed to native” code on the iOS and Android platforms.

HTML5 “just wasn’t ready,” Zuckerberg added.

But at a small press gathering on Facebook campus Thursday afternoon, the company’s iOS team set the record straight. It described the social network as still “bullish” on HTML5, and on Ringmark, the organization it heads to help set HTML5 standards.

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