Various reports have Facebook mulling the creation of its own smartphone.
TechCrunch got the ball rolling with a report stating that "Facebook is building a mobile phone...or rather, they're building the software for the phone and working with a third party to actually build the hardware.", with a representative telling CNET that "Facebook is not building a phone. Our view is that almost all experiences would be better if they were social, so integrating deeply into existing platforms and operating systems is a good way to enable this."
However, CNET confirmed that the company has recentlyon whether a Facebook phone indeed makes sense. The idea is that an outside company such as Samsung or HTC would build the hardware for an Android-powered phone that would have Facebook's social-networking features deeply integrated and would run on a carrier such as AT&T.
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