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Facebook unveils new smartphone ‘Home’-- puts new ‘skin’ on Android smartphone from HTC
Marketwatch ^ | April 4, 2013, 3:19 p.m. EDT | Dan Gallagher, MarketWatch

Posted on 04/04/2013 1:57:37 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

MENLO PARK (MarketWatch) — Facebook Inc. unveiled a new user interface for mobile phones on Thursday, along with a new smartphone from HTC designed to showcase the software.

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The new software, called Home, is designed to make the social network a more central part of the mobile phone experience. Facebook FB +0.14% has seen a significant number of its users shift to mobile devices from desktop PCs over the last two years, but ads over mobile platforms don’t yet bring in the same level of revenues as more traditional Web advertising.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: facebook; smartphones

1 posted on 04/04/2013 1:57:37 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Android is google which is to the left of obama


2 posted on 04/04/2013 1:59:03 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I predict the exact same Freepers will hate the GOP Candidate for: 2016,2020,2024,2028, 2032.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Facebook shares were trading up more than 3% to $27.03 following the event.


3 posted on 04/04/2013 2:00:00 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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Ken Sena of Evercore Partners said Home was a “clear net positive” for Facebook, which he rates as equal-weight — or neutral — with a $32 price target.


4 posted on 04/04/2013 2:01:05 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: NoLibZone

And where is Facebook?


5 posted on 04/04/2013 2:03:17 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Not quite on topic, but the first thing I did when I got my new Droid RAZR from Verizon was delete everything having to do with Facebook.


6 posted on 04/04/2013 2:09:58 PM PDT by real saxophonist ("Always Progressing and Not Fitting Neatly in a Box" - Tosin Abasi)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

So that guy in the picture is unveiling some new product or whatever...In a hooded t-shirt?


7 posted on 04/04/2013 2:25:06 PM PDT by Wyrd bið ful aræd (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

AT&T tried a Facebook centric phone about a year ago.

Epic flop.

Hmmm.


8 posted on 04/04/2013 3:29:25 PM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

That is a stylish thing for that generation,....


9 posted on 04/04/2013 4:03:36 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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