Facebook edged one step closer to providing music with a neat little update to its app on Android, which offers the ability to control your music right within your app.
Starting today, users will be able to opt into the Home lock screen, which turns your phone’s lock screen into a gorgeous, highly visual version of your Facebook news feed — all without having to download Home itself.
Facebook is reportedly working on a news-delivery service to add to its mobile offering. Sources familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal that the company has been working on the product for over a year.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg covered a wide range of topics in a talk today, from women in business to Facebook’s growing mobile revenues.
Facebook Home, the skin of Android that brings social networking to the forefront of the experience, has been quietly updated to support the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Android phones.
The First interface itself is Facebook’s way of making a mobile operating system without actually making a mobile operating system. The result is pretty awesome, and for 99 cents (with a contract, natch), it’s a steal.
Facebook’s betting a lot on its Home Android skin — but it looks like users aren’t biting just yet.
So. Facebook Home doesn’t work on your particular Android device. And you’ve seen that Facebook Home has an abysmal 2.2 average rating — more than half of Facebook Home users rate it one single solitary lonely star.
What’s a social news Android addict to do?
Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer and director of mobile engineering Cory Ondrejka shared some more tidbits on Facebook Home today.
Chat Heads is part of the latest iPhone and iPad Facebook app update. Stickers are another element of the new apps. You can add Stickers to any message just by tapping the smiley icon; you can also get more Stickers from the Sticker Store.
Facebook Home replaces some of the Android experience with social networking. But outspoken Google chairman Eric Schmidt said today at the Dive into Mobile conference that he doesn’t view Android iterations like Facebook Home or Amazon’s KindleOS negatively.
Just a few hours after Facebook launched its immersive Home skin for select Android phones, a hacker released a version of Home that can be installed on nearly any Android phone or tablet.
User reviews of Facebook Home, the social network’s new home screen feature for Android phones, are coming in pretty weak.
Facebook Home is so riveting, even Facebook employees can’t pay attention to anything but what their friends are doing. Even when their CEO is giving them a pep talk.
Facebook Home, a skin of Android that can further transform your phone into a social hub, is now available to download on select smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC One X, and more.
Chat Heads may be a big feature in Facebook Home, but that doesn’t mean Facebook can’t bring it to its other apps.
We’ve spent the past few days running around with the HTC First, the first phone with Facebook Home running out of the box . Here’s our review.
Can’t wait until April 12 to get your hands on Facebook Home? If you don’t mind braving beta software, you can get Home up and running today, thanks to a leaked version of the app.
The idea of putting the information you care about most onto your phone’s home screen and lock screen doesn’t originate with Facebook Home. It comes from Microsoft.
Halleloo! Drag queen Shangela made an appearance in today’s Facebook Home launch. But this isn’t Facebook’s first foray into LGBT-friendly waters.
Editor’s Pick Facebook has said for years that it intends to become the very best distribution platform for mobile developers;. Today, it’s turning that promise into a threat.
Facebook Home is in the house, and it’s taking over Android. But what about Apple’s iOS?
As Mark Zuckerberg confirmed today, Facebook Home will eventually become home to advertisements from Facebook’s partners. But you knew that already.
So what does Google think of Facebook Home?
Check out what the new Facebook Home Android skin and the HTC First look like before the launch later this month.
Facebook Home may be a bold ploy to help Facebook take over all Android phones — but for now, the company is focusing on the above devices.
Editor’s Pick We’re reporting live from Facebook’s big Android announcement in Menlo Park, Calif.
At this rate, Facebook may not have many surprises left in store for its Thursday Android event.