Facebook sends out invites to its "new home on Android" for April 4th

Facebook sends out invites to its "new home on Android" for April 4th
We've been noting recently, that other than trying to find a way around the Google Play Store, Facebook hasn't been doing a whole lot to update its Android app. The iOS side of things has gotten voice calling slowly rolling out to more and more Facebook users, but Android has started to fall behind. Now, Facebook has sent out invites for an April 4th event in which it plans to show off its "new home on Android", and of course the rumor mill has already started running overtime to figure out what that might mean.

There are thoughts that it could be another attempt at a Facebook phone, although the first attempt with the HTC ChaCha really just had a dedicated Facebook button, it wasn't really a "Facebook phone". 9to5Google is pretty convinced that Facebook and HTC are working together again on a major ad campaign "designed to focus on the potential user of the device, not on the hardware or software."

It also could be some news about Facebook's plans around its new move to push updates outside of the Google Play Store. Or something completely different. We'll have to wait and see. 

What do you guys think Facebook's "new home on Android" will be?

source: 9to5Google via The Verge

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