Facebook Home to be the name of upcoming Android home panel replacement?

Facebook Home to be the name of upcoming Android home panel replacement?
We have heard it from the Wall Street Journal a couple of days ago, and we have no reason to doubt it - Facebook will officially unveil a home panel replacement for Android that will bring social features like your news feed directly to your smartphone home.

We have one more piece of that puzzle today, as the official name of the service would be the simple and straightforward “Facebook Home.” Twitter’s infamous evleaks account got to see a Facebook system message that apparently shows inside the application:

"The version of Facebook for Android currently on this device needs to be upgraded to support Facebook Home."

What’s particularly interesting is that this huge announcement of a new home panel comes for Android first and Android only. Facebook has not said a word about a similar iPhone service, and that’s an interesting fact showing how inflexible Apple’s operating system is towards customization.

The new version of the Facebook app with Facebook Home is said to be coming to a wide range of Android devices, but it will be up to manufacturers to tweak out the interface to allow it.

source: @evleaks



1. goojman

Posts: 56; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

This should be interesting. Can't wait til they actually implement it.

2. soshi

Posts: 154; Member since: Mar 08, 2012

I hope they develope this better than the actual application, or worse. Let's see

4. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

Now they trying to copy the Blackberry Hub haha fail

5. NateAdam8

Posts: 439; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Don't give a f**k about Apple

6. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Facebook integration for iOS>>>>>>Facebook Home for Android

7. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

what do I miss with this Facebook integration for iOS?

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