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Growth Hackers Divided on Facebook and Google+

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

I've been a critic of Facebook's performance since its IPO last year. Its recent earnings report didn't fail to disappoint compared to the hype.

Report: The 'Facebook Phone' Will Soon Be Discontinued

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology

The HTC First, aka the "Facebook phone," will soon be discontinued, the tech blog BGR reports. A source at AT&T has told BGR that the company will no ...

Actually, You've Already Got A Facebook Phone (And It Needs Some Manners)

Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

In taking stock of Home's flop, most have ignored the fact that we already have Facebook phones: They're our iPhones. (Or really any other smartphone with a Facebook app)

Bianca Bosker

Facebook Home's Ultimate Goal: Ingesting Your Messages | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg has staunchly rejected the notion that Facebook Home, the social network’s new Facebook-ified smartphone software, is a “phone.”...

'Facebook Phone' Feels Personal Out Of The Box

Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

The first time I saw the HTC First, a Facebook employee gave a demonstration of it. Yeah, seems cool. Alright. I get it. But I want to see my friends on it... Now I have one to test myself. And as expected, what a difference that makes. Let me show you how it works.

Hold On, Doesn't The Facebook Phone Sound Familiar?

Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

"Stay close to the people who matter." "Put people first." These are slogans Microsoft used to promote Windows Phone in August 2011. Facebook launched its first Facebook Home ad with this: "We use our phones to connect with the people we care about" and "Your friends are always right there with you."

Bianca Bosker

Why You'll Never Check Facebook Again | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.05.2013 | Technology

At a press conference Thursday, Facebook unveiled Home, a new smartphone software design it cryptically said “isn't a phone or operating system,” ...

Why Google Should Worry About the Facebook Phone

Julio Fernandez | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Julio Fernandez

By using Google's own Android, Facebook has been able to give users a reason to stay on Facebook.

WATCH: Ad Offers First Real Look At Facebook 'Home'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.04.2013 | Technology

Facebook's new commercial for its "Home" phone software is more evidence that Facebook continues to take itself really seriously. In the new ad, F...

Facebook Makes Huge Announcement

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.04.2013 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg wasn't lying: Facebook isn't building a phone. Instead, it's building Facebook into your Android phone. Facebook on Thursday unveil...

Jason Gilbert

Everything We Expect To See At Thursday's 'Facebook Phone' Event | Jason Gilbert | Posted 04.04.2013 | Technology

Put this on your timeline, Facebook watchers: Rumors are rampant that Facebook will announce its own smartphone on Thursday, an "fPhone" to compete wi...

Why Facebook Cares So Much About Mobile

Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Facebook seems to be putting a full-court press on mobile lately. And for good reason. Numerous social apps not called Facebook are gaining traction on smartphones.

Does Facebook Know It's Mobile?

David Sable | Posted 06.01.2013 | Media
David Sable

Guys, follow the content... please. Don't follow the analysts who still don't get what mobile is and who only want to drive stock price, not user value.

Facebook Phone Speculation Builds To Frenzy

Posted 03.29.2013 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly insisted Facebook is not working on a phone. No way. "[A] Facebook phone doesn’t make sense," Zuckerberg said in ...

Facebook Releases A Stealth Phone

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

Wednesday night, with little fanfare, Facebook gave all U.S. users of Facebook's Messenger app for iPhone the ability to call their friends for free. ...

Facebook Is Unveiling A Mystery Product On Tuesday

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

Facebook Inc's stock opened on Monday above $32 for the first time since July as anticipation about upcoming products and financial results underscore...

Does Anyone Need a Facebook Phone? Only If It's Part of a New Facebook Strategy

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

Facebook comfortably defeated MySpace, and MySpace has collapsed. The trick now will be for Facebook to create a value proposition that keeps it from following MySpace and Second Life into oblivion.

'Facebook Phone' Not Looking Good

TechCrunch | Posted 05.28.2012 | Technology

Here we go again: Facebook is apparently trying for the third time to get its phone project off the ground — snatching up iOS design and engineering...

Would Users Prefer Facebook Phone Or An Amazon Phone?

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 02.20.2012 | Technology

Sorry, Facebook. Amazon wins this one. According to a recent survey conducted by Baird Equity Research, U.S. consumers would rather see Amazon rele...

Out Now: The First Phone With A Facebook Button

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

The HTC Status--the first U.S. smartphone with a physical "Share to Facebook" button on the device--is now available for pre-sale in the United States...

Facebook Phone Coming To AT&T

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.23.2011 | Technology

The first phone with a dedicated Facebook button is coming soon to an AT&T near you. According to Boy Genius Report, HTC's so-called "Facebook Phon...

INQ Cloud Touch 'Facebook Phone' Goes On Sale

All Facebook | Posted 06.07.2011 | Technology

U.K. stores are seeing the debut of the INQ Cloud Touch, the closest thing there is to a first official Facebook phone....

Facebook's Growing Web Of Frenemies | By GEOFFREY A. FOWLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook Inc.'s growing ambitions are redrawing battle lines in Silicon Valley. As the seven-year-old company ramps up its hiring and adds new feat...

Mark Zuckerberg On The 'Facebook Phone' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook reached out to us [TechCrunch] on Monday to clear the air, and invited us to Facebook HQ in Palo Alto, California to speak to CEO Mark Zucker...

RUMOR: Facebook Secretly Building A Phone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook is building a mobile phone, says a source who has knowledge of the project. Or rather, they're building the software for the phone and workin...