Pocketnow Live: Editorial Roundtable – Facebook Home

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Yesterday, Facebook announced its new Home for Android, delving deeper into OS integration than we’ve ever seen from one of the company’s mobile apps. As this move is so unprecedented, plenty of you are likely a little unsure what to think about the news. Is this an exciting new way to interact with social services? Is putting so much focus on a single company’s app counter to the spirit of Android? Should you be worried about the privacy implications of an “always on” Facebook app?

There’s a lot to discuss, so we pulled together some of the editorial staff here at Pocketnow to talk about our feelings on Facebook Home. What does it mean for Facebook, but what does it also mean for Android in general?

Taking part in this discussion are:

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Stephen Schenck
Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bitsRead more about Stephen Schenck!