Facebook: bet on HTML5 a 'big mistake'

Speaking at Disrupt, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted to major mistakes regarding the company's mobile strategy, including its decision to bet so heavily on HTML5 regarding clients for iOS and Android.

In the video, which can be seen in full on TechCrunch (the relevant section on mobile starting at around the 11-minute mark), Zuckerberg spoke about some of the big mistakes he thought the company had made. "When I'm introspective about the last few years, I think that the biggest mistake we made as a company is betting too much on HTML5 as opposed to native, because it just wasn't there," he said.

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