We’ve been hearing about Project Spartan for a while now. Essentially, it’ll see Team Zuckerberg move away from developing Facebook apps for different platforms in favour of an all-encompassing HTML5-based web interface.
The other major component of Project Spartan is apps. Yes, you’ll be able to buy content for your iPhone, not through the App Store, but through the spanking new Facebook web interface.
Of course, as the purchases won’t take place through the App Store, Apple won’t be entitled to its usual cut. Cheeky.
Anyways, Project Spartan popped up briefly on the Facebook Mobile Developers Page, and TechCrunch managed to grab some shots before they were taken down.
The screenshots could potentially be a revamped Facebook iOS mobile app, but TechCrunch is assured we're actually seeing Project Spartan running on Safari. Interesting.
Better still, “multiple sources” have apparently told the Crunchy dudes that Facebook will finally make some sort of official announcement next week. Sweet.