Why Facebook Home Matters, Even If It Fails
It seems crazy that Facebook figured it out first. They’re just a social network. How could they redefine the smartphone operating system?
With Home, Facebook is fundamentally challenging the way mobile apps work. It’s not just an Android launcher or a pretty alternative to the lock screen. It’s the first real challenge to the unitary app model.
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Absolutely a great way to look at this topic. Facebook Home is certainly the tip of the iceberg when it comes to changing the way we interact with our smartphones.
Our digital existence is a bit flawed in the current model. It’s a pain to jump in and out from app to app. Here, we get a new way to experience the way we… experience apps and our phones as a whole.
I can’t wait to see what other developers come up with to rival what Facebook has done.