Mark Zuckerberg promises a native Android app, says betting on HTML5 for mobile was a ‘mistake,’

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Speaking with Michael Arrington at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, Mark Zuckerberg spoke about Facebook’s somewhat tumultuous recent history since its IPO. Zuckerberg believes that how his company will perform in the future will depend on mobile, where it is aiming to do much more than it has in the past. Ads on mobile and iOS integration are two places where Facebook is already starting to move forward, but Zuckerberg hinted that there is more to come. Zuckerberg thinks of mobile as being closer to television than the web when it comes to advertising, simply because ads can’t be placed in the righthand column.

He did admit, that “we’ve had a bunch of missteps on [mobile],” specifically referring to its mobile app strategy. “The…

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