Facebook Home Plays Nice With Every Social Network That Isn't Twitter

Hey, so remember Facebook Home? Yeah, probably not. Which isn't surprising considering it wasn't much more than Zuck's half-baked attempt at getting his eager fingers into the phone market. But now, Home wants to be relevant once again for the first time by bringing in all your other favorite social media accounts—you… » 10/03/13 2:47pm 10/03/13 2:47pm

An Unusually Close Look At The Development Of Facebook Home

Facebook Home had its Android-only release in April and it's been sort of proliferating a little bit maybe? ever since. It lives in a weird space between operating systems and apps, but it's meant to be something you don't over-think. So don't think about. Just let it be a mostly successful immersive experience. That's … » 7/21/13 3:42pm 7/21/13 3:42pm

Today's Facebook iOS Update Brings Chat Heads to Your iPhone

Upset that you won't be able to know the joys of your friends' floating, disembodied heads on your screen, iPhone users? Fret no more, because while you won't be getting the entire Facebook Home experience, the Chat Heads feature should be hitting iOS devices sometime later today. » 4/16/13 12:09pm 4/16/13 12:09pm

Facebook Is Talking to Apple About Making Facebook Home for the iPhone

According to Bloomberg, Facebook is currently in talks with Apple to bring Facebook Home to the iPhone. Mind you, that doesn't mean we should expect Facebook Home to actually come to the iPhone (as that seemingly wouldn't jive with Apple's MO) but it does show Facebook's obvious desire to bring more Facebooking to more … » 4/15/13 8:35pm 4/15/13 8:35pm

It's Super Easy To Try Facebook Home on Your Unsupported Android Phone

Facebook Home is here, and although it's not tied to its flagship hardware, the list of phones that officially support it is kind of underwhelming. If the phone you have isn't listed, have no fear: you can try out Facebook Home too, and the workaround is pretty easy. » 4/13/13 1:00pm 4/13/13 1:00pm

Chat Heads Are Now In the Facebook Messenger App for Android

The weirdly named Chat Heads feature was a big focus on the new Facebook phone. But just like the "Home" launcher itself, you won't need an HTC First to get it. The Facebook Messenger app for Android just got an update will full Chat Head functionality. [Google Play via The Verge] » 4/12/13 11:17am 4/12/13 11:17am

Facebook Home Review: Surrender Yourself Unto Zuck

Facebook Home isn't a Facebook Phone, nor is it really "a bunch of apps," or a new operating system. It's an admission: Facebook means a lot to me, and is an interesting view of my life—and I want to look at it all the time, everywhere I go. If that sounds like you, Home is where your heart should be. If not, your phone … » 4/09/13 9:00pm 4/09/13 9:00pm

5 Best Facebook Home Alternatives for Android

Facebook Home, the social network's new user interface for Android, won't be available for download until April 12th. Even when it hits the Google Play Store, Home will only run on 7 phones, one of which is the newly-released HTC First that has it preloaded. Fortunately, you can get a more immersive Facebook… » 4/05/13 3:44pm 4/05/13 3:44pm

Mark Zuckerberg Talks Home, the Future of Sharing and Life Outside…

On the day Facebook launched its new software for Android, Home, WIRED scored an interview with Mark Zuckerberg in order to chat about the product and what the future holds. Here are some choice cuts from the Big Blue's head honcho, before you go read the whole thing. » 4/05/13 3:37am 4/05/13 3:37am

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Why Your Shitty Android Phone Won't Get Facebook Home

So Facebook Home is coming to Android phones. But just the good Android phones. The HTC One X, HTC One X+, Samsung Galaxy S III, Note II, and the new HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4, and HTC First for now. That's it, that's the list. If your phone is more than a year old, no Facebook Home for you. And that's how it has to… » 4/04/13 3:01pm 4/04/13 3:01pm

The Facebook Phone: It's Finally Sorta Real (Update: Eyes-On)

We've been talking about it for years now—half dread, half excitement—and now it's no longer just our imaginations. The Facebook Phone is as real as it's probably ever going to get: it's called Facebook Home a complete Android takeover that converts your smartphone. » 4/04/13 1:11pm 4/04/13 1:11pm

Report: Facebook's "Phone" Is a Home Screen That Could Be Coming To Your…

Android Police has managed to get its hands on a system dump for the upcoming "Facebook Phone" this Thursday. And while there will be a physical device announced, it seems "Facebook Home" is a really customized launcher, eventually destined for a wide variety of handsets. » 4/01/13 12:00pm 4/01/13 12:00pm