The final nail in the coffin of the Facebook phone seems to have been hammered into place as AT&T has sold the last of it’s HTC First handsets and has no plans to purchase any more, reports CNET.

AT&T had earlier denied that any plans had been made to discontinue the handset, but there had seemed little doubt about the handset’s future after the carrier dropped the price from $99 to 99 cents. Even Facebook itself went as far as telling users that the  front-end could be switched off …


With sources describing the HTC First as “disastrous” for the company, the app receiving poor reviews, and Samsung having reputedly turned down Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s suggestion that perhaps they’d like to make one, that would appear to be the end of the road for the Facebook phone concept.

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