Facebook has introduced a new launcher app called Facebook Home.Today everyone knows how Facebook has become the one of the most used Social Networking Sites (SNS). Almost everyone is using the Facebook. It is used through PC, Laptop, Mobiles, iPads, Tablets, etc. It is very user friendly through all this devices. To make it more users friendly they have introduced this new launcher app only for the Android devices called Facebook Home. It contains Cover Feed, App Launcher, Chats & Notifications Facebook Home will be available from April 12 for free from Google Play only for certain Android devices.
What Is Facebook Home?
Facebook Home is similar to other launcher apps which will change the appearance of the homescreen of your devices. It will change the whole appearance of your homescreen. Once your device gets installed with Facebook Home then your device will become friendlier with Facebook. You can access the Facebook right from your homescreen of your mobile. You can see your friend’s post and updates. You can also view their photos, chat with them, notifications and lot more. One of the best feature is you can use this you can use the other apps from your device also when you are chatting with your friends
Features of Facebook Home
Once you finish downloading and installing the Facebook Home, press the home button on the screen. You will find a list post updates from your news feed. Cover feed will show you the list of all the post from your friends once you witch on the screen. The cover feed will show support the following types:
- Updating of your profile picture and Cover photos
- Liking, sharing, tagging, and commenting on a photo
- Posting and sharing the links
- Photos and updates from the p[ages you liked
- Post updates
The list has not ended here. Still there are lots of features available on the cover feed that will make your access to Facebook more efficiently.
It’s very easy to bring your favorite apps to your homescreen when compared to others. You can easily drag your favorite apps to homescreen and access it directly whenever you want. Not only the apps, you can also drag the photos, friends with whom you want to chat and lot more.
Notification, the first thing everyone will notice once they login in to their account is accessed more easily here. All the notification including the liking, tagging, sharing, commenting, events, reminders, etc. will be directly notified to your homescreen. You can get engaged in those notifications until you need and can swipe away the notifications that are not worth for you.
Chatting, another feature of the Facebook is easier in Facebook Home. You can have group chats with your groups too. No need to stick with conversation until your friend replies. You can use other apps at the same time when you’re chatting with your friends. While your friend messages you while you were using other apps, the message will appear along with your friend’s profile pic, so that you can get to know easily who wants to chat with you.
How to Download Facebook Home?
Facebook Home will be available on Google Play from 12th April for free. HTC First is the first phone to come with the Facebook Home. No need to download or install, just you can directly log in to your FB account and start using it. If you already have the Android devices running Jelly Bean or Icecream Sandwich then you can download the app from the Google Play Store from April 12th. It supports only certain devices like Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note II, HTC One, HTC One X, HTC One X+, etc.