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Old Apr 7, 2013, 03:49 AM   #301
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Its a good thing that its not available for you on iOS right ?

Regarding multitask/change app on android most have a dedicated onscreen button to display the app switcher.
App switcher on iStuff really blows.

Its a good thing some of the things are not available, because too much things blows up. You don't get your computer preinstalled with every app on the planet :-)

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Zuck has drawn the line in the sand.

As much as I don't like the guy, timing is on his side. There's a lot of iPhone users that've waited patiently for Apple to get into the present with the 4.7 ~ 4.8" display size.

It's my understanding I'm in a very rare position, not being a Facebook member. There was a lot of buzz about Facebook Home at work today.

Of the 80 people in my building alone, at least half are already on Android, with the rest on iPhones yet they are obsessed with their Facebook activities. All very well paid, switching to Android is easy for them. Quick too, since its a money is no object purchase. Upgrade eligible or not.

After the reveal of "Home" today, I heard a lot of excitement and interest expressed.

This... Ought to be extremely interesting.
... aaaand there's a lot that are disgruntled with the bigger form factor. iPhone5 is really nice because it doesn't feel bigger. Make it wider and I guarantee you'll use as much sales as you will gain.

I don't use facebook either. But you don't know that, because you couldn't read it on my facebook!
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 06:33 AM   #302
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I use FB daily. I have friends all over the world, and FB is THE best way to stay connected with all of them and see what they are up to. To me, FB is priceless. If your friends live in a country going through a revolution, FB becomes the ultimate _news_ feed.

The concept of home on Android is convoluted but I could be imagine for a lot of people, it will be of great use.
You are correct. I live abroad it's much easier to stay in contact with FB. The flip side to that is most don't if that is the situation FB would become tiresome quickly.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 12:20 PM   #303
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Yep! You have your opinion and I have mine; but come on, you know if it was made for Apple more would be singing its praises! As for grabbing information, Facebook grabs no more than Apple and most other companies do. Research t!
Except that Apple's business model doesn't involve selling said info to 3rd parties for profit.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 12:42 PM   #304
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Except that Apple's business model doesn't involve selling said info to 3rd parties for profit.
Apple sells your information to iAd advertisers.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 03:24 PM   #305
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Apple sells your information to iAd advertisers.
Incorrect. No info is given to them. Advertisers pay Apple but it's Apple that targets the ad to the target demographic.

And the end user can opt out easy.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 04:10 PM   #306
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Incorrect. No info is given to them. Advertisers pay Apple but it's Apple that targets the ad to the target demographic.
And what's the difference with Facebook? What information is given to advertisers?
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 04:21 PM   #307
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That circle face on bottom is horrible! But i would like to see a new update for iPhone.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 07:57 PM   #308
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And what's the difference with Facebook? What information is given to advertisers?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critici...ivacy_concerns
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You have claimed that Facebook sells and gives the data to advertisers, can you point where in your link there is a proof of your claim?
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 02:13 AM   #310
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Facebook not for everyone!

Maybe now Apple will remove the mandatory Facebook app. & replace it with YouTube. Not everyone uses facebook.
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You have claimed that Facebook sells and gives the data to advertisers, can you point where in your link there is a proof of your claim?
Yes, under "Data mining".
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 06:31 AM   #312
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Yes, under "Data mining".
No, under Data Mining there is a clear denying from Facebook: "Simply put, we have never provided our users' information to third party companies, nor do we intend to."
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 06:59 AM   #313
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Maybe now Apple will remove the mandatory Facebook app. & replace it with YouTube. Not everyone uses facebook.
There is no mandatory facebook app.
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 05:04 PM   #314
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There is no mandatory facebook app.
By golly I think your right, my Phone has Facebook on it? So I deleted it, strange considering I don't have Facebook?
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No, under Data Mining there is a clear denying from Facebook: "Simply put, we have never provided our users' information to third party companies, nor do we intend to."
True, except originally they had expressed their intent to do so. Probably had to reverse course when it brought them a lot of negative attention.

They change their privacy policy so often I don't trust them to hold to their promises. Their business model is all about collecting and sharing info so it's only natural they go that route at some point, if they aren't do so secretly already.
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By golly I think your right, my Phone has Facebook on it? So I deleted it, strange considering I don't have Facebook?
The facebook app is not mandatory on any apple devices.
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Old Apr 12, 2013, 09:54 AM   #317
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Except that Apple's business model doesn't involve selling said info to 3rd parties for profit.
No, because god forbid Apple would let anyone make money of their back! Others sell info to 3rd parties to make money, Apple use it themselves to make money ... either way, Apple are still making money off my life as much as anyone else!
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Old Apr 12, 2013, 12:36 PM   #318
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Officially delayed ?

Seems like it's officially delayed for other devices.

Website has gone from 12th April to 'coming soon' .......



Edit... Seems not...

Well link is live

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....facebook.home

But not compatible with the HTC One.
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Old Apr 12, 2013, 02:13 PM   #319
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I use FB daily. I have friends all over the world, and FB is THE best way to stay connected with all of them and see what they are up to. To me, FB is priceless. If your friends live in a country going through a revolution, FB becomes the ultimate _news_ feed.
Yeah, and I believe I was talking to Number 41, NOT YOU.
Individual results will vary individually.

I've never had an (real, non-shadow) Facebook profile and I have no issue keeping up my friends.
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This weekend I asked my sister-in-law who basically lives on facebook (for iPhone) if she was getting a facebook phone. She was like "Oh... Is there one? No."

/anecdotal


And why isn't facebook home plastered all over their login page?

Retards.
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