What Happened to the Facebook Phone? Not Very Much, It Seems

tldr: This mobile shit ain’t easy:

Facebook has long wanted to be a major part of how you use your smartphone. Now, it looks as if the company has all but abandoned one of its major strategies to do so.

The company has disbanded the team of engineers originally assigned to work on Facebook Home, its custom-made mobile software for Android devices, according to two people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly.

via What Happened to the Facebook Phone? Not Very Much, It Seems – NYTimes.com.