Capping image fidelity on ultra-high resolution devices

Nolan O'Brien / filed under Performance

We shipped a small, unnoticed change to our iOS, Android and RWeb clients in January that had a great improvement for people on high end mobile devices. Images in timelines on ultra-high resolution devices now load roughly 33% faster while using 1/3rd less data, and with no visible quality change.

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