From a few months ago we have been hearing too many reports that says that Facebook is working to make a new Facebook Phone which said it will be incredible and easy to carry, and all of these things were just some rumors Well, a little more fuel was just added to the fire today. Today a new report hits the web claiming that Facebook is pairing up with Taiwanese handset-maker HTC to develop its own mobile phone…
Here’s Bloomberg report:
“Facebook Inc. (FB), owner of the largest social network, is working with HTC Corp. to built its own smartphone for release as soon as mid-2013, people with knowledge of the matter said.
The companies had intended to release the device as early as the end of this year, and pushed back the timetable to give HTC more time to work on other products, said some of the people, who requested anonymity because the plans aren’t public. Facebook is also developing a modified operating system for the device and has assembled a team of former Apple Inc. (AAPL) programmers to improve its iPhone application, people said.”
And when we tell you that Facebook is making its own Smartphone, we must take it very seriously. Especially now that a major news outlet like Bloomberg has added its weight.
More than half of Facebook’s 900 million users access the social network via mobile devices, while none of the $3.15 billion in advertising sales last year came from ads on phones. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg could use a Facebook phone, with social-networking features built-in, to woo marketers and assuage concerns dragging on the company’s shares.
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