Facebook is crashing is android app to see how far it could go to get Android users to abandon its platform. According to a report from The Information reports that Facebook wanted to test users’ loyalty despite issues.
So why facebook is testing this types of crash? This test are reportedly part of a larger effort on Facebook’s part to prepare for a future conflict with Google that would force its apps out of the Play Store.
According to the report, The people who where affected by this test which caused errors in the facebook apps switched over to the mobile browser version of the social network, rather simply giving up facebook.
Currently there are no plans that facebook is stepping back from play store but this tests are the indication that facebook leaving play store can happen in future.