Facebook Home revamps any Android phone to make it about ‘people, not apps’


Facebook’s throwing its hat in the Android ring in a big, big way. Today at an event at its campus in California, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Home, a deep software integration with Android that puts Facebook services front and center. Zuckerberg teased a phone, but spent more time mentioning ways you could turn your Android phone into something much more social. We spend as much as 25 percent of our time on our phone using Facebook and Instagram, so why not design a phone around “people, not apps?”

We want to build the best experience for every person, on every phone”

Home is a family of Facebook apps that overhauls your entire device, turning it into a Facebook phone. An app called Coverfeed overhauls the homescreen and the…

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