Facebook has completed the acquisition of UK-based startup Monoidics that sells software that detects coding errors in other software.
The acquisition would enable the social networking site to implement the software to its mobile application development process and website.
Facebook London engineering team director Philip Su said that the acquisition would improve the quality of its mobile apps, which have often been criticised as sluggish or defective.
"This asset acquisition represents our investment in the quality of our mobile applications platform and also our people, as members of their talented engineering team will join us to work at Facebook’s London office once the deal closes," Su said.
Facebook’s mobile users rose around 20% both in the US and the UK during June 2013, with overall global users reaching around 751 million.
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