Facebook Home Undermines Google's Business Model

Available now in the Google Play Store, Facebook Home gives users the ability to make the Android experience to be more social. In particular, Facebook Home replaces the Android home screen and introduces a Cover Feed, allowing users to keep tabs on friends' activity. Despite Android being Google's baby, Facebook Home takes Google Search away from the home screen, which could potentially hurt mobile search queries for Google. In this video, Motley Fool contributor Steve Heller discusses how Facebook's success in mobile could come at the expense of Google. Steve also tells investors what they should be watching out for in the future.

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