Facebook ready to release Facebook smartphone?
The New York Times mentioned unnamed sources, such as employees, hinting that the network had been taking respective smartphone engineers.
Facebook recently admitted it was scrambling to make income out from their growing mobile audience.
The company, which lately drifted at the stock exchange, has as well just released their own mobile app store.
The App Center presently provides links to Facebook-enabled apps inside Google Android and Apple iOS stores just developers could shortly be able to drop a line apps to be exclusively placed in Facebook store.
Based on the New York Times, Facebook has employed experts who worked at the iPhone and other smartphones.
It cited a Facebook employee seeks the founder from the site Mark Zuckerberg was “concerned that if he does not make a mobile phone at the near future… Facebook could only become an app at other mobile platforms”.
A Facebook smartphone reportedly has been at the works for erstwhile.
In 2010, reported by Techcrunch that Facebook was building a Facebook smartphone “secretly” – eventhough this exceptional project is told to have bedraggled.
The desire from the company to come in the smartphone market might be a consequence from increasing pressure to meliorate the potential of mobile to earn income.
At a statement to expected investors earlier this month ahead of their initial public offering, the company acknowledged it had worries about more users getting at Facebook by its mobile – a trend which might make it harder to sell advertising.
Once asked by the BBC, to spokeswoman for Facebook told the company didn’t comment at speculation, and referred alternatively to a written statement.
“Our mobile scheme is simple: we believe every mobile device is better if it’s profoundly social,” the statement read.