Jailbreak Tweak Enables System Wide Facebook Chat Heads for iPhone [Video]

Posted April 18, 2013 at 4:14pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 13166 views

Adam Bell, a 21 year old iOS developer, has successfully enabled system wide Facebook Chat Heads via a tweak for jailbroken iPhones, reports The Verge.

Developer Adam Bell has created a tweak for jailbroken iPhones that lets Chat Heads run "on top" of iOS just as they do on Android. "I just got jealous," Bell says. "I wanted them on iOS." It took the 21-year-old Computer Science major mere hours to create a working version of the hack, which manipulates the way iOS handles different views to keep your friends' faces always on top. The Verge has confirmed the hack's functionality on a jailbroken iPhone 5.

"The hardest part was getting this all to render on top of everything else," Bell said. "It doesn't seem very resource intensive. Only when you move the Chat Head is it actually doing anything."

Bell is still ironing out a few bugs but he hopes to have the tweak released free on Cydia and Github within a few days.

Take a look at a video demo below!

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giggyman - April 19, 2013 at 9:02am
whatever whatever, facebook probably did the programming and gave the pretend credits to Adam Bell so they wouldn't get in trouble with apple. Losers!!!! booooooooooo
Asaf Moraz - April 19, 2013 at 5:01am
aren't you tired of nonsense? It is built in on Android!
Jay - April 18, 2013 at 7:22pm
Nice looking forward to this
adfg - April 18, 2013 at 6:18pm
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