Liveblog: Facebook’s new “Home” on Android announcement

Liveblog: Facebook’s new “Home” on Android announcement
After a couple years of rumors, we will see what may be a culmination of all the conjecture over the “Facebook phone.” We have been sharing musings over a rumored phone since at least early 2011. HTC has tipped into the mix with a couple Facebook-centric devices during that time, but since then, all we have been left with have been more rumors or innuendo about whatever plans Facebook might, or might not have.  Now, it looks like we will see something that will bring Facebook to a new front on the world's most popular mobile operating system.

Last week, the press invitations went out to “come see our new home on Android.” PhoneArena.com is here at Facebook’s offices in Menlo Park, California to bring you the play-by-play of the announcement as it unfolds.

Once the presentation is over, keep checking in with PhoneArena.com as we will provide up-close photos and hands-on of the anticipated hardware featuring the new Facebook Home.

In the meantime, keep your browser pointed right here as we cover the event live! The Facebook event is scheduled to begin at 10:00am PT | 12:00 Noon CT | 1:00pm ET | 5:00pm GMT!

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24 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

LOL. I don't have a Facebook account. Does this sound strange? :)

2. MikeG77

Posts: 426; Member since: Nov 24, 2008

To some people yes but its nothing but a pita because people act like children on it. I have an acct and i only look at it if someone sends me a message, freind request etc etc

3. YaBoiDre10

Posts: 84; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

Same here.

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I'd rather stay in PA to post comments and read some articles. LOL. Call me an outdated guy, I don't care. I'm just not interested of Facebook right now. Maybe next time! :)

4. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Not too me youre lucky.

6. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Hahaha.....I'm not that lucky, I'm just not interested!

8. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

lol your ava, anyway, facebook is pretty much useless these days, it's like a ghost town

10. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Hahaha.....is there something wrong with LG and Android? Ok, back to the main thing. In Facebook, you just share your photos and videos with people. Playing games, "Like", comment etc. Oh, and the worst thing is that you need to tell people where you live at, where you study at! xD

12. Aeires unregistered

Nope. Only reason I opened one was my 20 year school reunion was using it to communicate the event information. Haven't used it since.

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Oh I see......How about Twitter? (Don't ask, I don't have a Twitter account either....) :D

14. Aeires unregistered

Nope. I have a DeviantArt account and here. I'm old school, prefer real life relationships more than hiding behind monitor ones.

17. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Well, I only have a PA account...... ;( I'm an outdated guy..... ;(

20. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

No dude... You aren't one!! Don't worry, be happy...! Many people don't have a Facebook account.. It doesn't mean that they are stupid or outdated...!! Every one is special in their own sense! :-)

22. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Hahaha.....thanks for consoling me! Some of my friends called me "outdated". But no worries, cuz I said "In your face, I have a PhoneArena account!"

24. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Anytime bro!!

19. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Lol. .. anyways I have a Facebook account and I'm sure that I can't live without it..!! Maybe it's because I'm a teenager and most of my friends have an account o it... I chat wid my old friends and also wid my girlfriend...! One can share pics....! Although I admit that their are stupid things in it like game requests and ads... Although I like Google plus more than FB... It's Android app and ui is much much better than that of its competitor..

7. BadAssAbe

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

I have a Facebook just to enter some contests, I Have no friends LOL

9. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

ok ill give FB a chance....ill check what they will offer this time :)

11. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

fix the god dam app before releasing a phone...morons

15. warren24

Posts: 19; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

phil nickinson...lol

16. Tux_Alan

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Nuffin in an hour.. what an event lol

18. rahulz

Posts: 117; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

I open PHONEARENA.COM more than FACEBOOK :-)

21. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

lol! me too!hahaha

23. sheik

Posts: 249; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Photo qualities from the venue are of poor quality. Its sad that PhoneArena team use a dumb camera to capture images in one of the important events

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