Facebook Home is beautiful, but what if your friends aren’t?


Facebook Home, a lock screen and launcher replacement for Android, looks very good. In fact, maybe it looks too good.

In the social network’s promo trailer for Home, you first witness a woman picking bright orange pumpkins in a field. A white digital clock typeface contrasts beautifully against the blue sky behind her. An image on Facebook’s Home website shows a woman donning a bright blue life vest paddling through crystal clear waters. Another shows a group of friends climbing a glorious green hilltop. These images are meant to represent stories you might find in your News Feed, which becomes your lock screen if you’re using Facebook Home. You can swipe through them while you’re waiting in line, boarding an airplane, or…

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