Google has been making some positive comments about Facebook Home, these seem strangely odd, first because many users are being quite negative about Facebook Home, and second because you don’t see Google making the same comments about HTC Sense, TouchWiz or Amazon’s UI on the Kindle Fire. So what is Google up to?
Facebook Home was meant to show both the public and investors that Facebook understood mobile. A week into the experiment, and for now, Facebook Home looks like becoming a failure.
Now that the long-rumored “Facebook Phone,” aka. the HTC First, has been released, it’s time to ask: well, is it actually any good? Read on for the answer.
A week after launch, Facebook Home has hit 500,000 downloads on the Google Play Store. With all the one star ratings we begin to question how many people are still actually using the application.
The Facebook Home Android app will be rolled out outside the U.S. later today, according to Cory Ondrejka, Facebook’s head of mobile engineering.
Speaking this morning at All Things D: Dive Into Mobile, Schmidt was very supportive of Facebook and their Home launcher, mentioning it was “a tremendous endorsement of the (Android) platform and what you can do with it.”
The girl in the latest commercial is at a boring family dinner, but with the help of Facebook Home, a drummer, a ballerina, and some serious snow fighting make their way into the room.
Facebook Home supports a disappointingly small number of handsets and regions, but fortunately you can now unofficially download the app for any almost device.
Facebook Home launched yesterday on Google Play, and reviews have been discouraging. Out of just under 2300 reviews, over 1000 users gave it one star.
A new commercial for Facebook Home, starring Mark Zuckerberg himself, has been released, and it’s quite funny.