Sat Apr 13, 2013
In case you haven’t heard: Facebook Home displays pictures from your timeline in full-screen on your Android homescreen. But, there’s a small problem with this. I think The Verge said it best: Facebook Home is beautiful, but what if your friends aren’t? The official marketing materials include sublime pics like this one:
Wow, gorgeous! But a quick perusal of my Facebook feed is enough to convince me that the possibility of such artful photography appearing on a regular basis is despairingly slim. This is what I’d see:
No thanks. I’ll stick with my boring austere homescreen. I think the problem here is a classic one: wrong audience.