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From the Cha Cha to the HTC First, the idea of a Facebook phone has been lingering for several years. Perhaps not giving up on the dream, the uber popular social media outlet is reportedly ready to take another shot at creating a smartphone and this time the company is looking for a new hardware partner. According to multiple Korean news outlets, Facebook frontman Mark Zuckerberg recently met with Samsung’s leadership to discuss a hardware partnership.

Not exactly a stretch, Samsung’s Gear VR headset uses tech from Oculus VR, which is owned by Facebook, so the two companies clearly have history with each other. While no additional details about a new Facebook phone have been mentioned, it’s possible the two companies could team up again to create some new hardware.

Considering the recent influx of selfie-focused smartphones, another Facebook-centric phone almost makes sense.

(via The Korea Herald, The Korea Times)

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