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Facebook allegedly planning on releasing a phone next year

Facebook allegedly planning on releasing a phone next year - read the full textOnce again, we are hearing reports of Facebook working on making their own mobile phone. The latest one comes from The New York Times, who have spoken to several Facebook employees and engineers who have been briefed on the plans. According to these people, Facebook is currently working on...

 

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hi this one good hendset but

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  • 2014-10-15 10:54
  • w43M

Good competition with Samsung and Android.. Facebook gives the best.. Waiting to see..

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  • 2012-06-22 08:49
  • rJmF

Annnddd... fb stock continues to decline for good reason.

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  • 2012-05-30 09:19
  • Is00

Nw he wants to make facebook an operating system : unwise

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  • 2012-05-29 10:48
  • ftV7

This is where MICROSOFT could flex some shareholder muscle and 'force' FB to make it a Windows Phone. Thats the only thing that can really lift up Windows Phone's flat sales. And WP7 already has deeper Facebook integration than the other operating systems.

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  • 2012-05-29 10:23
  • 0wqU

> In reply to Whatchasay @ 2012-05-28 22:15 from 4$ve - click to readBoy I ain't on any hate brigade,all I am saying that if FB takes a plunge in the tech world,more than welcome...like say develop more quality apps or commits to R&D of a new OS.
There are a trillion avenues that they can take rather than coming up with uninspiring idea of FB phone !! Duh !!
Somewhere they also have an obligation to shareholders after the botched IPO job!!
They can focus on making good LCD panels for example....remember that success comes after making a conscious effort to usher new things to masses.....PEOPLE make or break a brand!! So if you are bringing a plate of same chips to the table.....PASS!!!

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  • 2012-05-29 10:06
  • P$uD

hello no body ask u u like face book or nt..no need to tell wht u wnt to bye...

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  • 2012-05-29 08:27
  • YM0a
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The kindle fire had a lot to offer when it came to content

Facebook should work over that first

A 5-8 megapixel camera with xenon flash and hd video recording is a must (enough of those LED bugs)

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  • 2012-05-29 05:16
  • fCWJ

Ahh the facebook smartphone...

Facebook retains ownership and all rights pertaining to such over any information entered into or stored upon one of their phones

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  • 2012-05-29 04:05
  • PTcQ

then Facebook should make a triangular phone as Apple patented the typical phone shape and would definitely whine if one more big company would use that shape.

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  • 2012-05-29 01:46
  • PBC6

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-28 18:40 from q}$v - click to readlol i think that would make facebook stocks fall even further, rim isn't known for being ahead of the mobile game right now, wouldn't be a good investment to make

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  • 2012-05-29 00:59
  • TbES

Wouldn't ever get this

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  • 2012-05-28 23:11
  • Ik1G

> In reply to Scoop @ 2012-05-28 18:16 from P$uD - click to readYou're the one who is deriding it. Tell me what you hate about this phone that is only a rumor right now. What do you think about the manufacturer or the specs? How about the camera? Do you think it's any good? That might be important to post all those pics to Facebook. How about the software it's running? Any drawbacks? I'm saying give it a chance. Stranger things have succeeded. However, you're instantly attacking it before it has even left the drawing board. Tell us all why you hate it so much.

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  • 2012-05-28 22:15
  • 4$ve

I Dont really care about this phone , because i will never like facebook . Im in Google+ and im so happy .....

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  • 2012-05-28 20:10
  • Ygj4

Will be happy coz needless to say,FACEBOOK will be the epicenter of all social media platforms..! ! !

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  • 2012-05-28 19:38
  • fu$V

rumor has it that facebook is buying rimm, which in my opinion would make a lot of sense.

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  • 2012-05-28 18:40
  • q}$v

> In reply to Whatchasay @ 2012-05-28 17:11 from RbqJ - click to readOh Yeah???? User experience did you say? & Pray tell me what it can be like? Like a Voice Command that you give to your phone so that it autmatically updates your FB status after it has auto checked your Wall as well????

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  • 2012-05-28 18:16
  • P$uD

I hope its not a flop like their IPO.

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  • 2012-05-28 18:14
  • JBb{

Lets jst w8 & c.u'll never know everything has its beginning evn those android systems had to start sumwhere

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  • 2012-05-28 17:38
  • fr9p

> In reply to nokia man @ 2012-05-28 09:54 from 3Ja$ - click to readI heard ( or possibly started) a rumor that Vertu will be bringing out a solid platinum Bebo phone any day now :-)

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  • 2012-05-28 17:35
  • SgvH

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