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5 Things Homeschoolers Need to Know About Facebook Home – The Wired Homeschool

Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announce to the world his companies plans for Android-based phones. It’s called Facebook Home or Home. This new direction for Facebook intends to put “people first instead of apps.”

Home isn’t a new OS or derivative of Android but it does modify your device’s home screen and provide you with an app launcher. Let’s look at some things you need to know about Facebook Home before you decide to install it on your device.

Facebook Home Changes the Way You Use Your Phone

By modifying the home screen and including an app launcher, Home will change the way you use your phone. Facebook is at the forefront and in your face every time you turn on your phone.

Your lock and home screen will default to Cover Feed. The Cover Feed features notifications, status updates, and photos that you would normally see in your News Feed on Facebook. Notifications from other installed apps will also be pushed to Cover Feed.
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