Facebook Tries, Tries Again on a Smartphone

NY Times:
Can a software company build its own smartphone? We may find out soon.

This past week, Google completed its acquisition of the hardware maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, which could lead to the search giant’s making its own smartphone. But another software titan might be getting into the hardware game as well: Facebook.

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Captain Tuttle2185d ago

This thing is going to fail hard.

SJIND2185d ago (Edited 2185d ago )

Whether they be using Android OS? Writing their own OS? This just sounds like a mess to me. I don't see the facebook brand selling phones at all.FB should only do Software, bcoz FB will fail in Hardware Race even though they are recruiting former Apple employers...

KingPin2184d ago

so what will this phone do that no other mobile can.

make calls to facebook friends?
send facebook messages?
keep up with facebook friends?

yeah like those 3 reasons alone are gonna make me buy a phone.

Dogswithguns2184d ago

That does it. I won't buy anymore smartphone.. wasting my money for all this crap.

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