Sorry folks, there’s not going to be a Facebook phone. Mark Zuckerberg was quick to point out that the company was not designing a smart phone. Instead, they announced a new platform for developers and mobile app integration. Oh, and they also tweaked the Android app.
It was reported earlier this week that Facebook may be secretly working on a phone with an Android backbone. At the time, we were looking at a they-said/we-said argument with TechCrunch implying it’s already in the works while Facebook was throwing cold water on the subject. Given all the details early in the week, most of you didn’t expect to see an actual Facebook phone come to light. In fact, based on some of your comments, some of you could care less about the subject. Read on to see if your opinion changes…
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Depending on who you believe, Facebook either is or isn’t working on a phone of their own. TechCrunch is reporting that Facebook is creating the software platform which will be
Salesforce.com is rolling out a mobile version of their relatively new Chatter service. Acting very much like an Facebook for companies, it has become wildly successful, adopted by roughly one in four customers. The tool is free to current Saleforce.com clients and runs $15 per month, per user if purchased separately.
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