Facebook reportedly plans an application that would allow it to become a prominent force on the home screens of Android phones -- making Facebook content the first thing users see when they turn on their handset, according to this article. The move, which could be implemented only with the cooperation of smartphone manufacturers, suggests that Facebook is planning to work with existing phone-makers rather than to produce a phone of its own. "It could drive more frequent access of Facebook and, ultimately, more time spent on Facebook and more advertising revenue," says Colin Sebastian, a Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst.
Facebook aims for an even more prominent place on phones
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