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Facebook Home for Android is official, coming April 12

04 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Facebook Home for Android is official, coming April 12 - read the full textFacebook went live with its Home for Android. It's a launcher which replaces your normal homescreen with "Cover Feed" - a tool which gives you a gesture-operated aggregation of your friends' posts, pictures, statuses, etc. Facebook Home will launch on Google Play on April 12 for a select...

 

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> In reply to gilbs @ 2013-04-05 02:15 from wMHH - click to readSo freedom of speech an opinions are stupid are they???

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  • 2013-04-05 03:19
  • p$VH

Is it free on Google Play Store? Or is it paid?

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  • 2013-04-05 03:19
  • t7XH

a waste of RAM, CPU and time too!

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  • 2013-04-05 03:14
  • Nj1L

This is awesome.
I hope all androids with quadcores and above ship with this from now on.

Facebook will hopefully bring a deeply integrated ads experience, I'm hoping to support them. And can't wait
for targeted ads just for me.

HTC UK users group

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  • 2013-04-05 03:08
  • PZUw

Step 1, turn on, step 2, see your friend? naaa, im going to see them live thanks

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  • 2013-04-05 02:57
  • w0Pt

This is a specialized UI only for those who need it, e.g. frequent mobile FB users. If you think it's not for you, then shut up.

Sure, a bike helmet may look stupid on you if you don't ride a bike. But it is helpful and even fashionable to those who do. By commenting negatively, you're becoming what you think the app is (e.g. stupid), because you're commenting on something that isn't for you to begin with.

Unless, you think you're a potential user, but this one's all wrong.

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  • 2013-04-05 02:15
  • wMHH

Well..... It is Cool nd Extremely Wierd at the same time O.o :P

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  • 2013-04-05 01:06
  • JxTW

> In reply to TheAgent @ 2013-04-05 00:32 from JE2W - click to readHardly. FB become a bit crap when too many people started posting irrelevant stuff like 'so who wants tea' and alike. It's a social network for either organising events (good), or people who don't really get out the house and are bored (bad as it's making them less social by posting dribble that no-one wants to read and not leave the house as they think its fun).

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  • 2013-04-05 00:40
  • p$VH

"Oh yes, we are so cool and hipster. Facebook? What is that? We don't use it because it is too mainstream."

A bunch of losers who need to bash a popular service so they can feel cool. Stupid kids.

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  • 2013-04-05 00:32
  • JE2W

This is shit.

And the fact that I'm seeing adds on this website telling me to sign up for fb is testament to their downfall anytime soon...5 years tops.

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  • 2013-04-05 00:12
  • 8yU}

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-04 22:19 from p$VH - click to readYou will be missed.

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  • 2013-04-04 23:42
  • j8LN

Enjoy iOS 1999 UI or Windows Phone (lol)

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  • 2013-04-04 23:34
  • swsc

This is so dumb. Officially switching from android

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  • 2013-04-04 23:26
  • fnYR

Almost everyone bashing it now will try it and possibly keep it so spare everyone your rants. A facebook launcher was inevitable anyway. One interesting feature which the FBH has and which one of Google's OS updates should have is the ability to respond to notifications without leaving your current screen. Maybe key lime pie may have this?

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  • 2013-04-04 22:51
  • k@qm

> In reply to Mike13 @ 2013-04-04 21:44 from gIVi - click to readHahaha true story

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  • 2013-04-04 22:50
  • LCMs

Just like to point out, this is not a phone (that is separate), this is the software that will be available on all phones.
OT, yes, most of us think it is not necessary. But I am sure we will all try it, and then make up our minds. This is very interesting, a social launcher could help better integrate phones in the future, who knows. Though, releasing HTC First is stupid, as the phone has no redeeming features. Just my two pence :)

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  • 2013-04-04 22:40
  • yyq{

facebook home is the best launcher that replaces other launchers like apex etc., it is not for anti social people who doesnt get out of their house and stare at their phone all day lol XD

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  • 2013-04-04 22:30
  • v0qJ

Didn't realise people still used FB. I'm not social so won't be downloading lol.

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  • 2013-04-04 22:19
  • p$VH

It would be the most fai launcher. Stupid idea

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  • 2013-04-04 21:44
  • gIVi

Wtf the most stupid phone in the world

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  • 2013-04-04 21:34
  • 3@k8

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