HTC rumored to be building a true Facebook phone
0. phoneArena 22 Nov 2011, 09:21 posted on
A new rumor has surfaced that has HTC working closely with social networking giant Facebook on a smartphone that is codenamed Buffy that will feature a modified version of Android making it a true Facebook phone…
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1. tacohunter (Posts: 408; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)
Yes, it does interest me. :)
Every smartphone does have a facebook app, hope htc and fb make something cool.
2. HTCiscool (Posts: 449; Member since: 16 Jul 2011)
Why the F**k do we need a "true" Facebook phone. How many people have so little of a life that they base their entire world of Facebook?
3. roldefol (Posts: 4252; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Teenagers, I guess. The HTC Status was supposed to fill this role, but it\'s not quite a modern smartphone.
10. bluesamg (Posts: 1; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
im 14.. i would not get a phone like an htc status.. i have an htc t-bolt.. but I would rather switch to an iphone
4. windowsRocks (Posts: 152; Member since: 28 Oct 2011)
Good way of advertising HTC smartphones
5. AngusNG12345 (Posts: 37; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)
Not many teenagers can afford all these data plans... who are they really trying to target?
9. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
Because teenagers pay for their phones? (for the most part)
6. LewsTherin006 (Posts: 140; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)
well if it means facebook will improve their android app im all for it, even though i most likely wont get the phone.
7. Martine (Posts: 102; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)
Hope Facebook has much time to improve our Facebook app on android. Gosh!! that thing cannot even sync birthdays and events to calender, something that even the ever crappy Nokia social app is still doing for me on my Nokia N8
12. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1171; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
ZOMG! I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS PHONE! THAT WAY WHEN I GO OUT AND I'M WITH MY FRIENDS I CAN INSTEAD LOOK AT MY PHONE THE WHOLE TIME AND WONDER WHAT OTHER PEOPLE ARE DOING!! THIS IS AWESOME! NOT TO MENTION THAT EVERYTIME I TAKE A PICTURE I CAN IMMEDIATELY UPLOAD IT TO FACEBOOK AND THEN SIT THERE AND WAIT FOR SOMEONE TO COMMENT OR LIKE IT! AND FINALLY I CAN UPDATE MY STATUS EVERY 5 MINUTES! "I'm brushing my teeth :)" "My toes look funny :P" "I'm boorrreeeddd someone text me ;)"
I wish society wasn't going into the pits with social networking. We need to go back the opposite direction where we use to actually talk to people in real life.
13. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)
very true. i guess this virtual social networking is screwing out real life.
14. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
Maybe its the HTC Status 2, this time a better keyboard.
I heard that the UI of this phone is actually gonna resemble....facebook.
Just a rumor.
15. Gotchafone (Posts: 23; Member since: 15 Nov 2011)
Kids loved the Status, when I was trying to sell them I would tell the parents that they\'d never have to worry about where their kids were or not knowing what they were doing as long as they were friends with their kids on facebook. But seriously, HTC realizes that these kids are going to grow up and buy phones in the future. Its very important to build brand loyalty early.