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Yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled: Facebook Home, a new way to integrate the Facebook News Feed on Android devices.

As Zuckerberg said at the unveiling the Facebook Home:

“We’re not building a phone and we’re not building an operating system.”, “You’re going to be able to turn your Android phone into a great social device,”  and “Our phones today are designed around apps, not people. We want to flip that around.”, is clear that Facebook Home turns an Android phone into a Facebook phone, and keeps you inside the social network giving you the feeling that you are on a new OS.

At the end of the Facebook Home event, HTC unveiled a phone with the new Facebook Home pre-loaded: HTC First, that it will be available from April 12 for $99.99  with a two-year contract at AT&T network. Facebook Home will be available only for certain specific phones for the begining, the  first compatible phones are the HTC One, HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy S 4 and Samsung Note II.

 

The 3 most important things for Facebook Home for Android are:

 

1. Cover Feed: “As soon as you turn on your phone or press the home button, you see a stream of posts from News Feed. Cover feed puts the spotlight on whatever friends are sharing now: photos, status updates, links and more.”

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2. Chat Heads & Messenger: “Send and receive texts and Facebook messages in one place. Profile pictures make your group chats and one-on-one time more personal. Jump in and out of conversations while you do other things, like watch videos or browse the web. Drag chat heads where you want them.”

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3. App Launcher: “You start with a couple of screens: an app launcher with the essentials, and a list of all your apps. Drag your favorites to your app launcher so you can quickly get to what you need. Add more screens as you need them.”

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Watch the new Facebook Home for Android phones presentation video below and tell us what do you think about it?