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Facebook Home and Updated Messenger Hit Android

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Apr 12, 2013, 1:53 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Facebook today made Facebook Home, its new launcher and user interface overlay, available to select Android smartphones. Facebook Home replaces the stock launcher on the device with one that presents Facebook content, such as the news feed, on the home screen. Facebook Home is preinstalled on the HTC First, which also happens to go on sale today from AT&T for $99, but it can also be installed on the HTC One X, One X+, One, and Samsung Galaxy S 3 and Note II. Separately, Facebook also updated the Facebook Messenger application for Android devices. The revised Messenger app carries over one of the main features of Facebook Home, called Chat Heads (pictured). With Chat Heads active, Android device owners can keep conversations with friends always at hand by placing a little icon with the friend's head in it on the home screen. Both Facebook Home and Facebook Messenger are free to download from the Google Play Store.

more info at Facebook Home »
more info at Messenger »

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Cannot be installed on HTC One yet retrowhitey Apr 14, 2013, 12:10 PM
messenger johnhr2 Apr 12, 2013, 2:28 PM
 
 
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