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‘Facebook Home’ software elements leak, corroborate previous claims


Last week, we reported that Facebook and HTC are soon launching a Facebook-built Android experience in tandem with new HTC hardware. We followed up yesterday reporting that this Facebook experience will be called “Facebook Home.” We said that it would put Facebook features like photos, messaging, and contacts in an easy to access form. Today, AndroidPolice shares that it obtained a software dump of Facebook Home.

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The site’s analysis of the software seems to confirm some of the mid-range technical specifications that we and UnwiredView previously mentioned. It appears that Facebook Home is an experience on top of Android OS, and the software seems to affirm our claims of easily accessible contacts, messaging, and photos. The report says that the leaked software is not fully usable outside of Facebook HQ.

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