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Author Topic: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?  (Read 2210 times)

kyrathaba

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Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« on: April 05, 2013, 07:02:27 AM »
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http://www.splatf.com/2013/04/facebook-phone-potential/

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Facebook isn’t likely to MySpace Android or iOS any time soon. But this is a smart, ambitious project for Facebook. I like it. -- Dan Frommer

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2013, 12:18:42 PM »
A bit more info with a couple of videos here
http://www.theverge....acebook-home-android
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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2013, 01:54:15 PM »
I'm trying to get off facebook.  ;D

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2013, 04:54:12 AM »

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2013, 04:58:29 AM »
I barely use Facebook at all anymore. And I certainly wouldn't buy a phone from them.
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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2013, 08:34:50 PM »
  I've never done facecrooks, and sure won't buy a phone from them.  I can only imagine how much software and/or hardware tracking that's built in....

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2013, 10:42:40 PM »
I'm trying to get off facebook.  ;D

There is no off, to the best of my knowledge.  You might be able to become inactive - I doubt it - but there just ain't no off  :( >:(.

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2013, 08:10:44 AM »
I guess it depends on your definition of Off.

I had 3 accounts, and now I only have one.  The other two are nowhere to be found, and the e-mail addresses behind them receive nothing to do with facebook.

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2013, 02:08:33 AM »

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2013, 03:56:45 PM »
I was going to post first but thought I'd better look at your links first Curt -
yes, it's an app that takes over your phone. Sort of like a virus :D


from your third link:

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Re: Who's Going To Buy The Facebook Phone?
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2013, 08:12:42 AM »
Got a kick out of this:

http://www.businessinsider.com/walt-mossberg-facebook-phone-review-2013-4

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The phone is pretty good if Facebook is all you care about...