Facebook is increasing in the Smartphone production, the Group made so-called Launcher for Android. Facebook wants even greater loyalty with its own Android interface, the user itself. Facebook Home will focus on updates from the environment of the user. The surface there is free; the first smartphone with Facebook Home is produced by HTC.
“The family of apps puts your friends at the heart of your phone.”
From the moment you turn it on; you see a steady stream of friends’ posts and photos. With Home, everything on your phone gets friendlier. Upfront notifications and quick access to your essentials mean you’ll never miss a moment. And you can keep chatting with friends, even when you’re using other apps.
It’s all part of Facebook Home—there’s no other phone, app or operating system like it.
Facebook Home is basically an evolution of the Android application. In future, these will almost automatically start at boot | Android | BlackBerry. Then you not only have access to all of the Google Play Store installed apps, but also a whole range of Facebook's own programs.
By pressing the Home button no longer shows any surface, but the Facebook stream, all updates from friends and contacts are as full screen on the Smartphone display. It is also consists deeply of integrated chat features, no matter what app you are in, so you can always stay in touch with his friends.
The CEO Mark Zuckerberg referred Facebook Home, as an application that they hope will become part of your Smartphone.
Most Asked Questions about Home the Facebook Application
What is it?
As was described by Zuckerberg and company, Home is a "family of applications" that essentially put Facebook in the center of a phone that features the Android operating system.
Users can navigate and interact, put "like" to an update or write a comment without having to open the Facebook application. One touch takes you to your applications or returns you to the last application you used.
Another tool is called Home Chat Messenger Heads combining Facebook with the SMS message service phone. Messages appear on the screen no matter what the user is doing at the time, along with the sender's profile picture, enclosed in a small circle.
When and where I can get it?
Home is available in the digital store Google Play from April 12, at least for some of the phones like the Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, and the HTC One X. And it will work on even phones like Galaxy S4 and HTC only when they go on sale related to Android. Users can choose whether to install it permanently or use it for a trial period.
Facebook announced that part may be used in other phones as well as tablets, whose version will be released in the coming months.
What happens to my iPhone?
Create Home for iOS, Apple's operating system would require an unprecedented partnership between the two companies. "Whatever happens with Apple's going to happen with a partnership," said Zuckerberg. "Google's Android, in an open system so we have to work with them," he said.
The wait for Home reaching iPhone could last long, maybe forever. During the event, Mark Zuckerberg repeated on several occasions that the open system of Google, Android was the perfect place to build Home.