Facebook has seen a disastrous entrance onto Wall Street, but they hope to improve their image with the marketing of a new Facebook offering.
Mark Zuckerberg is attempting to corner the market, not with his IPO, but with his new phone. He wants Facebook to become the only place one can go when communicating with the outside world.According to the New York Times:
“A Facebook-built smartphone could allow users to more seamlessly send messages, post updates and share photos or article links. Although it makes apps for iPhones and iPads, Facebook is still not integrated into Apple’s mobile operating system, for example.”
Zuckerberg doesn’t want to see his social titan sink and become just another app on someone else’s phone. They want the phone that will enhance the Facebook experience and keep it on the mind of consumers at all times. He’s been picking the brains of Apple engineers and his own developers, but will neither deny or confirm the phone.
They have everything you could possibly need to make the phone an indispensable item…especially for the younger crowd.
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