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Update: according to TechCrunch it looks like Facebook may be working on a fix for this! We have heard reports of some people experiencing battery issues with our iOS app. We’re looking into this and hope to have a fix in place soon.— Facebook Spokesman These screenshots should speak for themselves, but just to be painfully clear, I’ll set it up: Over the last 7 days, Facebook is the greatest offender of battery drain on my iPhone 6s PlusIt accounted for 15% of all battery drainDespite having background app refresh disabled, because the app isn’t “sleeping” properly when I hit the home button, it continues to drainThat extraneous background usage, despite not providing any value to me at all, is keeping the app alive 2x longer than my actual usageEven the resource hog Safari drained 3% less over the last week despite being on the screen for half an hour…