Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t lying all those times he insisted there is no Facebook phone. Instead, there’s Facebook Home, a piece of software for Android that puts social networking front-and-center.
How does Facebook Home work? Let’s walk through the details of what it is, and when you can actually try it yourself:
Facebook Home Is a Launcher That Works with Existing Android Phones
On Android phones, the launcher determines what your home screen, lock screen and other elements look like. All Android phones have a default launcher, but there are others you can install. For instance, you can get a launcher that gives you extra home screens, or changes the way app icons look.
Facebook Home is just another alternative launcher that you can download for free. Once installed, it changes the way your phone’s software looks and behaves. In place of a traditional lock…
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