Facebook Smartphone? Reports Suggest It’s Just Around the Corner

Facebook may be gearing up to launch its first-ever smartphone by next year, reports Mashable. What will they think of next?!

This will be the company’s third attempt at producing its own smartphone, after its first effort in 2010on phone large 150x150 Facebook Smartphone? Reports Suggest Its Just Around the Corner was stopped because of development complications. If successful, Facebook’s smartphone will compete with Google, which recently purchased Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.

Facebook is reportedly working with the manufacturer HTC to create a phone going by the code name “Buffy.”

Do you think a move into the smartphone business would be smart for Facebook or would it overextend itself? Would you buy a Facebook phone?

To read the full article, visit http://mashable.com/2012/05/27/facebook-smartphone.

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I am an intern for the Council of Better Business Bureaus based out of Arlington, VA. Originally from Potomac, MD, I am currently studying anthropology and religion at Emory University. In my spare time I enjoy taking pictures and solving puzzles.