Facebook talking to Apple and Microsoft about offering Facebook Home on their mobile platforms

Facebook talking to Apple and Microsoft about offering Facebook Home on their mobile platforms
It seems like the possibility of success is pretty remote, but regardless, it seems that Facebook is talking to Apple and Microsoft about offering Facebook Home on their mobile platforms. Facebook Home currently only exists on Android, which is the only platform that allows the customization to make Facebook Home possible, but Facebook wants to branch out if possible.

According to Adam Mosseri, Facebook's director of product, there are talks that are ongoing between the social network and both Apple and Microsoft, but nothing has been finalized. As you would expect in the much more tightly controlled worlds of iOS and Windows Phone, it probably won't be possible to offer the version of Home that we see on Android. Mosseri said:

So, it could be a very different product, and may not even be called Home. At the very least, bringing over the design aesthetic would be nice, because we were pleasantly surprised by how immersive and engaging Facebook Home's Cover Feed turned out to be.

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14 Comments

1. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

No Thanks Jeff.

2. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

Who can blame Facebook for trying? But there is no way that Apple would go along with this. Although, in general, I would guess that Facebook's new app would hit Home (pun intended) with iOS users better than Android it does with users. It's a long shot, but we'll see.

3. mydi.maus unregistered

hey! apple and microsoft,dont let facebook fool you....

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No thanx

5. AeroPrime

Posts: 175; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

Please don't MS don't accept.... In android it sucks why would u accept it.

16. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

You personally may not like it, neither do I as it is right now, but what it does accomplish is that it gives users more options, that's all. It's hard to have too many options.

7. infinitemethod

Posts: 151; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

I installed Facebook Home and then instantly uninstalled, both Home and Facebook altogether. Feels great.

9. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I already uninstalled my FB app before it got the update.. i just go on the browser instead.

8. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

installed then immediately uninstalled thank you have anice day

10. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

There ist already Facebook integration on WP there is no need Facebook home.

11. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Not happening, at least on iOS, WP8? 50/50 in my opinion.

12. Jcdz100

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 14, 2013

No Tks.. Fb app enough.....

13. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

please keep away from WP(im a fan) how about you fix the mobile website before putting your home on my block

14. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Why Facebook wants to ruine Microsoft and apple?

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