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I noticed that, images on facebook loads probably in a little different way(besides resizing/cdn), like load part by part of the images and aggregate them into final image. Is my assumption correct? If yes, what kind of techniques are used to achieve such behavior please? Thanks.

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closed as off-topic by DA01, Matt Obee, JonW Oct 17 '13 at 13:49

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I'm not sure, but either way, this isn't a UX question. Sounds like a code/implementation question. I'd ask on StackExchange –  DA01 Oct 17 '13 at 4:37
    
Off topic, however: I am not sure this is what you mean, but, a. various image formats have different compression options e.g. progressive JPEG, which doesn't effect the total load time, however, causes the image to load lower frequencies first, so it looks like it is all there but because less blurred while loading vs. regular load from top to bottom. b. Facebook probably has more servers and faster connections than your personal site –  Danny Varod Oct 17 '13 at 13:58
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