Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th May 2013 22:34 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "The reviews are in: Facebook Home, Mark Zuckerberg's grandiose stab at totally controlling our mobile experience, is an unmitigated disaster. On Wednesday, AT&T announced that it was dropping the price of the HTC First smartphone, which comes with Facebook Home built in, from $99 to 99 cents. Think about that: a new smartphone, priced to jump off the shelves at Dollar General. It's a great deal, but it is also hugely embarrassing for Zuckerberg. [...] For confirmation we need only look at the Google Play store, where the Facebook Home app, which can be installed on select Android phones, has now fallen to the No. 338 ranking in the category of free apps. That's 200 spots lower than it ranked just two weeks ago." Totally did not see this coming whatsoever.
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sensationalist piece of crap.
by frank on Sun 12th May 2013 07:08 UTC
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Sorry, I can't stand sensationalist articles like this. The author clearly has some chip on his shoulder with regards to facebook. In this day and age where everyone in the world is iterating on ideas, this guys craps on version 1.0 and tries to make a case that this one should stop. The author should get his head out of his ass.

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